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Originator: MHRA Medical Device Alerts

Issue date: 20-Jul-2020 13:09:50

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts

  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Ofsted recipients
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Special Health Authorities
  • Regional Directors of Public Health
  • Director of Public Health
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Action

Title: Masks: type IIR from Cardinal Health – destroy affected lots

Broadcast content: Foam strip on the mask can flake and enter the wearer’s airway or mouth; ties and/or stitching may detach from the mask.

Additional information: NHS England and Improvement Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to community pharmacy, dental and optometry contractors.

Alert reference: MDA/2020/021

Action underway deadline: 27-Jul-2020

Action complete deadline: 03-Aug-2020


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