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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2012-RN-01157-1
Product Name/Description X-Ray detectable tracer thread included on patient swab / bandage (swabs are included in Sterile Suture, Catheter and Lumbar Puncture Kits)

Multiple product codes and batch numbers

ARTG Number: 163168
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 7/12/2012
Responsible Entity Multigate Medical Products Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue The X-Ray detectable tracer on the swabs may weaken from irradiation. If force is applied during use the X-Ray thread can fragment.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Dispose of the affected product appropriately and replace with sterile stock from a separate sterile pouch.
Contact Information 02 8718 2831 - Multigate Medical Products