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Neptune 2 Waste Management System - Rover (2014-01-24)

Starting date:
January 24, 2014
Posting date:
March 18, 2014
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type I
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Medical Devices
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:

Recalled Products

Neptune 2 Waste Management System - Rover 


The purpose of this correction is to upgrade the Neptune 2 Waste Management System to the new approved specifications. Previously, Stryker had received reports that the Neptune 2 had been connected directly to a chest tube, postoperatively which resulted in fatalities and injuries. The new approved specifications include a change in technology, a control mechanism change as well as a modification to the canister vacuum level regulator (from mechanical to electrical). The Neptune 2 has been re-designed to address the hazards and harms outlined in previously recalls.

Affected products

Neptune 2 Waste Management System - Rover 

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All lots

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Stryker Instruments
4100 East Milham Ave.