FDA Recall Penumbra Neuron 5F Select Catheter


Penumbra and FDA notified healthcare professionals of the Class 1 recall of the Neuron 5F Select Catheter, used to remove blood clots or foreign objects from blood vessels.

Due to a manufacturing error, the catheters may contain pin holes and exposed wire braids which may result in a brain clot or a blood vessel puncture, and this may lead to possible death. The device was distributed from May 5, 2009 through June 12, 2009.

Published on : Thu, 10 Sep 2009


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Penumbra and FDA notified healthcare professionals of the Class 1 recall of the Neuron 5F Select Catheter, used to remove blood clots or foreign objects fr

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