DeRoyal—Umbilicup Cord Blood Collection Devices: Needle May Become Dislodged during Shipping or Use

February 1, 2012 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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In a January 20, 2012, letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, DeRoyal states that the needle of the devices below may become dislodged during shipping or use. DeRoyal states that there is a risk of inadvertent needlestick and/or exposure to cord blood. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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