FDA: Medtronic Implements Worldwide Recall for Certain Lots of Neonatal and Pediatric Tracheostomy Tubes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 23, 2015 – Dublin, Ireland – Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) announced that on May 8, 2015, it began notifying hospitals and distributors worldwide that affected lots of its Covidien Shiley(TM) tracheostomy tubes were formed with a wider-angle bend than standard models manufactured after November 29, 2012.

The recall is limited to the product codes and associated lot numbers listed in the table below. If you are unable to determine the lot number of any of the product codes and size listed in the table, then those products should be treated as if they are within the affected lot numbers.

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