Teleflex Medical Australia Pty Ltd — Various Comfort impregnated cloth topical skin products

What are the defects?

Some batches of the products are contaminated with the bacteria Burkholderia cepacia.

What are the hazards?

Topical administration of a product with presence of microbial contamination may cause serious infections in immunocompromised persons and in hospitalised patients, as well as certain other patient groups.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for, uses any of the Comfort impregnated cloth topical skin products listed, please be alert to this issue.

Check the packaging and if the products is from an affected batch, do not use it. Return it to the place of purchase for a refund or a replacement product.

If you have any concerns or queries, talk to your health professional or call Teleflex Medical Australia Customer Service on 1300 360 226.
Teleflex Medical Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Hospitals, health services and other distributers nationally

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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