Hollister Urostomy Bag Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Logo - Liberty Medical PtyLiberty Medical Pty Ltd, a Box Hill, Victoria establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Hollister branded Urostomy Bags due to suspected film failure and consequential risk of local site injury and bacterial infection, all serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/nefX30plhUo

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/liberty-medical-pty-ltd-hollister-urostomy-bag

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Urostomy Bags are subject to this recall:

  • ModermaFlex Convex Flextend Tape Bordered Urostomy V2 Tnsp 25mm PS, sold with a product number of 2979125 and a batch/lot number of 9C282
  • ModermaFlex Soft Convex CeraPlus Tape Bordered Urostomy V2 VO 30mm PS, sold with a product number of 59830 and a batch/lot number of 9F253
  • ModermaFlex Soft Convex CeraPlus Tape Bordered Urostomy V2 UClr 15-38mm CTF, sold with a product number of 59901 and a batch/lot number of 9F073

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the ACCC, there is a possible weakening of the Urostomy bag pouch film. If this defect occurs, it could lead to film seal separation or film bursting during use, resulting in injury and/or infection to the user.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Urostomy Bags, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact your distributor for a product replacement.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to handle injury or bacterial contamination.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Urostomy Bags, please search for “medical devices” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Liberty Medical on 1800 880 851 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected bacterial contamination, please search for “bacterial” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Liberty Medical Pty Ltd, please search for “Liberty Medical” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Hollister brand, please search for “Hollister” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2019/17748
Recalls Direct RIN: 11904-2019
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