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Beacon Tip Technology Catheters by Cook Medical: Recall - Polymer Degradation of the Catheter Tip

Tuesday, May 17, 2016  
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On April 15, 2016, Cook Medical initiated a voluntary recall of 4,146,309 catheters with Beacon Tip technology. Catheters with Beacon Tip technology have been found to exhibit polymer degradation of the catheter tip, resulting in tip fracture and/or separation, which have resulted in 30 Medical Device Reports to date.

Read the MedWatch safety alert, including a link to the Press Release, at:

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