Excelsior Medical Recall of 5 ml Fill in 6 cc Prefilled Saline Flush Syringes Classified as a Class I Recall
October 15, 2010 – Excelsior Medical Corporation issued the following update regarding their previously disclosed nationwide recall of Excelsior Disposable 5ml fill in 6 cc Prefilled Saline Flush Syringe W/Normal Saline (0.9 % Sodium Chloride). The FDA has classified this action as a Class I recall, which indicates there is a reasonable probability that the use or exposure to a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.
On September 2, 2010, the company sent an urgent Medical Device Recall Notification to customers of its Excelsior Disposable 5ml fill in 6 cc pre-filled saline flush syringe products because some of these syringes may leak and lose sterility. This recall pertains only to the 5ml fill in 6 cc pre-filled saline flush syringes with the following product code numbers: E0100-50, 10056-1000, 10056-240, 14056-240, 910056-1000, and S5.
The product code number can be found in the barcode on each syringe as well as on the carton label. Exposure to syringes with a leaking and sterility issue could result in systemic infection, which may lead to serious injury and/or death.
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