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10 Biggest Medical Device Recalls of 2016—Baxter

BaxterDevice: All unexpired lots of the 50 mm 0.2 Micron Filter with product code H93835

Recall reason: According to information on the FDA recall page, the agency received "reports about the presence of particulate matter and the potential absence of filter membrane layers int eh filter set . . . [this] may contaminate a solution. This could result in bloodstream infections that may cause fever, septic shock, multiple organ dysfunction, and other serious adverse health consequences including death."

When recall was initiated: August 24, 2016

Number of U.S. units impacted: 130,100 units

For more information, visit the FDA Recall page.

             

[Image courtesy of FDA RECALL PAGE]

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