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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2017-RN-00165-1
Product Name/Description Valleylab Laparoscopic Handset, Four-Function

Item Number: E2750

Multiple Lot Numbers

ARTG Number: 178370
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class I
Recall Action Commencement Date 1/02/2017
Responsible Entity Covidien Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue There have been customer reports of the Valleylab laparoscopic handset continuing to operate after release of the activation button. If the device continues to operate after deactivation by the user, it can increase the potential for internal tissue burn or damage. At this stage, there have been no reports of serious injury associated with this issue.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Medtronic is advising users to quarantine and discontinue use of the affected products and to inform all surgeons and surgery personnel of this issue. Users are further requested to label affected stock prior to their return to Medtronic for credit.

This action has been closed out on 05/07/2019
Contact Information 02 9429 4325 - Medtronic