Access Now: AORN COVID-19 Clinical Support

Home >  News >  October, 2014

Teleflex Recalls Anesthesia Circuits

Devices may crack, hindering airway-based care.

Published: October 8, 2014

Teleflex Medical has issued a Class I recall of certain lots of its Hudson RCI pediatric anesthesia breathing circuits, says the FDA.The circuits' ends might crack or break before or during surgery, potentially resulting in severe or fatal patient treatment delays or respiratory difficulties.

The affected circuits were manufactured between March 2013 and July 2014. A list of product codes and lot numbers can be viewed on the FDA's website.

Teleflex Medical contacted its customers by mail last month, urging them to stop using any affected devices they have on hand and to remove them from inventory.

David Bernard


Also in the News...

APIC Survey Reveals Depth of PPE Shortages
COVID-19 Call to Action
Virtual OR Excellence Still Going Strong
Lessons Learned During the Pandemic
Handle Workplace Legal Issues Like a Pro
The Secret to Safer Surgery
Remember Why You Work in Surgery

New to Outpatient Surgery Magazine?
Sign-up to continue reading this article.
Register Now
Have an account? Please log in:
Email Address:
  Remember my login on this computer

advertiser banner

Other Articles That May Interest You