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FDA Safety Recommendation Letter

FDA has recently issued a letter to all manufacturers of enteral feeding tubes, healthcare professionals, and hospital purchasing departments stating that they recognize the luer lock misconnections are often under-recognized and as a result, adverse events resulting from such misconnections are likely to be under-reported.  FDA is asking healthcare professionals and hospital purchasing departments to “consider the safety of various systems and connections when purchasing new inventory”.

Read the FDA Safety Recommendation Letter