Medline—Sterile Pre-Saturated Povidone Iodine Sponges: Sterility May Be Compromised

February 26, 2020 | Risk Management News

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​ECRI Institute's complete weekly summary of medical device hazard and recall information is available in ECRI Institute's Health Device Alerts. For more information contact us at clientservices@ecri.org.

In a February 18, 2020, Urgent Recall Immediate Action Required letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Medline states that there may be voids in the packaging seal of the above products, potentially resulting in a loss of sterility on the outside of the foil pouch. Some of the above products are expired and therefore should not be used. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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