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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 8, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description MediChoice® Rayon Tipped OB/GYN Applicator, 8 inch, Plastic Shaft, Non-Sterile, Item Numbers WOD5001 and WOD5002. Product Usage: Usage: An absorbent tipped applicator is a device intended for medical purposes that consists of an absorbent swab on a wooden, paper, or plastic stick. The device is used to apply medications to, or to take specimens from, a patient.
Recall Number Z-1192-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Item # Lot# WOD5001 1206DG13A WOD5001 1206DG13B WOD5001 1207DG13A WOD5001 1208DG13A WOD5001 1209DG13A WOD5001 1210DG13A/B WOD5001 1211DG13A WOD5001 1212DG13A WOD5001 1301DG13A WOD5001 1303DG13A WOD5002 1206DG14A WOD5002 1208DG14A WOD5002 1209DG14A WOD5002 1211DG14A Expiration Dates: 2017-05, 2017-06, 2017-06, 2017-07, 2017-08, 2017-09, 2017-10, 2017-11, 2018-02.
Product Distributed Qty 4298.5 cases
Reason For Recall Owens & Minor Distribution, Inc. is conducting a market withdrawal of MediChoice Applicator OB-GYN 8 inch product that does not meet our quality standards because the rayon may loosen or unravel from the applicator during use.

Event Detail

Event Id 64919
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Owens & Minor Distribution, Inc.
City Mechanicsville
State VA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-26
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern US Nationwide Distribution.
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