Johnson & Johnson's Cordis Corporation Unit Recalls Catheters

Published: Jun 13, 2012

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Cordis Corp. launched an urgent product recall for a single lot of its Fire Star Rx PTCA dilation catheters over concerns that the devices may not deflate properly. The affected lot of Fire Star catheters may exhibit "slow deflation or no deflation," according to a notice sent to healthcare providers in Hong Kong. The recalled lot involves 292 units that were distributed in China, India, Indonesia, South Korea and Taiwan, Cordis spokeswoman Sandy Pound told today.

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