FDA Announces Recalls Of Trachea Tube, Catheter Devices

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 5:09 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said this week that two companies have recalled a series of tracheal tubes that may kink when inserted into a patient’s throat and a catheter guidewire with coating that my flake off in a patient's blood vessels.

On Tuesday, the FDA said Acme Monaco Corp. has recalled its .035x150 3MMJ TCFC guidewires, which are designed to fit inside a catheter for the purpose of directing the catheter through a blood vessel. The guidewire is used in various surgical convenience kits...
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