The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated their discontinued medical devices list during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. The recently added items include gastroenterostomy tubes, gastrointestinal tubes, and accessories. Specific items recently added to the discontinuance list are manufactured by Bard Access Systems:
- 20F PULL Ponsky
- 20F PUSH Ponsky
- Bolus Feeding Tube
- Button Gastrostomy tube Kit
- Continuous Feeding Tube
- Decompression Tube
- Dual Port Adapter
- Jejunal Feeding/ Gastric Decompression tube
- Ponsky Non-Balloon Replacement Tube
- Tri-Funnel Gastrostomy tube
The FDA will continue to update the device discontinuance list as well as the device shortage list as the public health emergency evolves. You can view either of these lists as well as other additional information by visiting the FDA’s website.
If you have any additional questions about this update or need assistance with FDA compliance and regulations, please email mdi Consultants at firstname.lastname@example.org RE: COVID19.