Hospira—59-Inch Minibore Extension Sets with Spin Lock Collar: Solvent May Become Occluded in Male Luer Lock

February 27, 2013 | Risk Management News

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In a February 19, 2013, Urgent Device Recall letter submitted by Hospira, the firm states that it has received a report of a solvent occlusion occurring in the male Luer lock of one of the extension sets below. An occlusion may prevent the set from being primed for use, causing a delay in therapy, and potentially posing a risk of significant patient injury or death. Hospira states that it has received no...

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