Johnson & Johnson Recalls Surgical Stapler Devices Over Serious Safety Issue

Published: Oct 29, 2012

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has recalled more than 157,000 surgical stapler devices and accessories used in hemorrhoids treatment procedures due to potential malfunctions that pose a serious safety risk.

J&J's Ethicon Endo-Surgery division also has stopped selling one of the products in the U.S. "as part of a business decision," the company said in a statement.

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