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Coloplast recalls urology products

Mismatching parts have been packaged together at Coloplast, affecting its urology product Supraflow, and the medtech giant has had to recall just over 400 products after two hospitals notified the company of the mistake.

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A batch of Coloplast's urology product Supraflow was packaged incorrectly, meaning parts didn't fit together. Two hospitals, respectively from the Netherlands and Russia, informed the medtech company of the mistake, leading Coloplast to recall the faulty devices.

"In July, we completed a voluntary recall of one of our Supraflow batches because a mistake during packaging had led to the trocar and catheter not matching in size. A total of 405 products were affected, and the risk pertaining to the mistake is very low, as one would typically just use a different catheter of the right size during an operation," Senior Media Relations Manager at Coloplast informs MedWatch.

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