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Originator: MHRA Medical Device Alerts

Issue date: 19-Dec-2019 12:00:02

Action by recipients:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
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Information to recipients:
  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Special Health Authorities

Action category: Action

Title: Arrow EZ-IO intraosseous vascular access needle sets – risk of needle stick injury

Broadcast content: Manufactured by Teleflex Medical (Arrow) – do not use needles if the safety cap is not in place as the risk of needle stick injury is increased and sterility of the needle may be compromised if packaging is punctured.

Additional information: NHS England Regional offices:
Do not cascade to primary care

Alert reference: MDA/2019/046

Action underway deadline: 14-Jan-2020

Action complete deadline: 28-Jan-2020


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