Faulty Cardinal Health Type IIR Masks

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A product fault with some batches of Cardinal Health Type IIR Masks has been reported and all clinical staff are advised to check their stock.

There is one product impacted:

  • Mask, Type IIR
  • Supplier: Cardinal Health
  • NPC: BWM028
  • MPC: AT4535

An initial investigation has determined there is a product fault with some batches, either with the stitching on the ties or with the foam nose strip.

Lots Affected
The stitching coming away on the ties relates to five lots:

  • 0508MLP09
  • 0511MLP09
  • 0513MLP09
  • 0529MLP09
  • 0531KLP09

 The material at the top of the foam nose strip flaking and causing particles to be dislodged relates to eight lots:

  • 0408HLP09
  • 0422HLP09
  • 0428HLP09
  • 0520JLP09
  • 0520LLP02
  • 0517JLP09
  • 0506ALP10
  • 0520JLP09

Not all masks in these lot numbers are defective.

Staff need to: 

  • Check your stock of Cardinal Type IIR masks to identify if it contains the lots referred to above and whether they have been affected.
  • Be vigilant to these issues across remaining other lots.
  • Return any defective masks to the Central Hub at Letchworth.

 Published May 27th 2020 

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