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EEA Autosuture Circular Stapler with DST Series Technology, 25 mm

Recall date
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Brand

Covidien LP
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Lot code/Notes

EEA Autosuture Circular Stapler with DST Series Technology, 25 mm, model Nos. EEA25, EEAXL25, EEA2535, and EEAXL2535. Multiple lots affected, distributed nationwide. For full list, see:
https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/ires/?Event=90362.
Reason
Staple guide has the potential to be insecurely attached to the affected staplers. This could ultimately cause the device to transect tissue without forming staples.