ConvaTec Australia Pty Ltd — DuoDERM Extra Thin and DuoDERM CGF adhesive wound dressings

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Product description

DuoDERM Extra Thin and DuoDERM CGF adhesive wound dressings

Product codes: 187957, 187955 and 187660

Batches: 9J02859, 9H02226, 9H04865, 9L02456, 9L01731, 9L04890, 9K02656, 9H01234, 9M01779, 9H00183, 9B02984Y and 0A03460

ARTG 157331
(Convatec Australia Pty Ltd - Duoderm Extra Thin - Dressing, hydrogel)

ARTG 157332
(Convatec Australia Pty Ltd - Duoderm CGF - Dressing, hydrogel)

DuoDERM CGF adhesive wound dressing
DuoDERM Extra Thin adhesive wound dressing

Reasons the product is recalled

The packaging of the adhesive wound dressings is not sealed together completely, leaving partial or fully open seals. The product may become non-sterile if the seal is open.

The hazards to consumers

If the dressing is non-sterile and used to treat wounds, this may result in infection and health complications.

What consumers should do

Consumers should not use the affected products and should contact ConvaTec Australia to arrange for the return of the products for a replacement or refund.

For more information, contact ConvaTec Australia by phone on 1800 339 412. 

Traders who sold this product

Hospitals, Pharmacies and Health Centres

Where the product was sold

New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia
Northern Territory

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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