Flexitron Brachytherapy Remote Afterloading System (2019-11-20)

Starting date:
November 20, 2019
Posting date:
November 29, 2019
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-71750

Last updated:

Affected Products

Flexitron Brachytherapy Remote Afterloading System

Reason

This is concerning an afterloader system in which the internal check cable guide mechanism failed. Due to an obstruction during the check cable out drive, the internal guiding tube became displaced and the check cable became damaged.

Affected products

Flexitron Brachytherapy Remote Afterloading System

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer. 

Model or catalog number

136149A12-06

Companies
Manufacturer
Nucletron B.V.
Waardgelder 1
Veenedaal
3905 TH
NETHERLANDS