Medline—Medtronic Covidien Shiley Adult Flexible Tracheostomy Tubes: May Be Mislabeled

May 9, 2018 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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In an April 24, 2018, Medical Device Alert letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Medline states that it is initiating a subrecall of the above tracheostomy tubes, which were recalled by Medtronic, because they may be mislabeled with an incorrect item code on the inner carton's green bar label. Medline also states that the correct item code appears on all other labels for affected product. Medline further states that it has received no reports of serious injury related to this problem. The manufacturer and distributor have not confirmed...

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