Rusch® GreenLite™ Disposable Metal Laryngoscope Blade

 
The college has been made aware of recall notices issued by both the TGA and MedSafe for some batches of Rusch® GreenLite™ Mac Laryngoscope Blade (Product Code: 004551004, Lot Number: 1812341). The supplier, Teleflex Medical Australia Pty Ltd, has reported to the TGA and MedSafe that they have received customer complaints reporting that the light guide of the Rusch GreenLite Mac laryngoscope broke at the point of a welded joint, either prior to use, during setup or during use in the patient’s mouth. The occurrence rate associated with this failure is approximately 0.0031%.

The supplier, TGA and MedSafe are urging customers to check their inventory and if affected stock are found to return them to the supplier.

For more information please read the TGA notice or the MedSafe notice.
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