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Proceed Surgical Mesh (January 06, 2006)

Starting date:
January 06, 2006
Posting date:
February 06, 2006
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-30429

Reason

Unacceptable level of delamination in lots of proceed surgical mesh manufactured after August 1, 2005. Could result in exposure of the underlying polypropylene mesh and result is adhesions and fistulas.

Affected products

Proceed Surgical Mesh

Lot or serial number

Various lot numbers

Model or catalog number

PCDB1, PCDD1, PCDG1, PCDH1, PCDJ1, PCDL1, PCDM1, PCDN1, PCDR1, PCDT1, PCDW1

Companies

Manufacturer
Not Applicable