Boston Scientific Recalls 2 Types Of Defibrillator

Law360, New York (March 15, 2010, 6:36 PM EDT) -- Boston Scientific Corp. has announced it is recalling two defibrillator types because it failed to inform the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of manufacturing process changes.

The Natick, Mass.-based company announced that it has stopped shipping all implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators, and is retrieving field inventory that has already gone out to customers.

Short-circuiting failures in unit Guidant LLC's ICDs are the focus of a U.S. Department of Justice criminal complaint accusing Guidant of concealing significant safety problems.

Boston Scientific said there...
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