IV administration recall

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Intravenous products: MarketWatch.com report “Teleflex Incorporated provided an update today on the previously announced Arrow International, Inc. voluntary recall of ALL lots of its Arrow custom intravenous administration products (IV tubing sets and accessories) and certain Arrow arterial embolectomy catheters distributed prior to February 19, 2010 .

Testing revealed pin holes in some of the pouches in which the products are packaged, and it has been determined that product sterility cannot be guaranteed. If product sterility has been compromised, there is a potential for infection, which could lead to serious injury or death. Arrow International has notified the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health authorities of this recall.”

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