Putty In Your Hands? Not If J&J Makes It
"Once again, a Johnson & Johnson unit has issued a product recall. The latest involves various lots of hemostatic bone putty, which is used to stop bone bleeding during surgery. Why a recall? The FDA says the potential exists for the putty to ignite if it were to come into contact with electrosurgical cautery systems under certain conditions. Imagine a surgeon’s surprise when a patient suddenly catches fire.
The recall was classified as Class I, which is the most serious type of recall where the chance of serious outcomes or even death exists. ..... "
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Now how do you top that?
Bone Surgery which may have the patient catching fire.
Johnson and Johnson. What a Class Act. A Class 1 Recall Act.