Recalls: Haemonetics warns on potential leaks

December 17, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Haemonetics sends a warning letter to ask its customers to check potential leak defects of its blood collecting equipment.


 Haemonetics warns blood bank to check potential leak defects
Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) sent a letter to its customers warning of potential leak defects in its blood collecting equipment, specifically in plastic Y-connectors.

The company said the health risk is minimal and there have been no reports of "adverse events" so far.

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The Braintree, Mass.-based blood management company late November was at the heart of a blood quarantine in Quebec. The company instructed health officials to discard suspicious equipment, but there was ultimately no contaminated blood found.
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