IAHCSMM Announces Board of Director Election Results

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) announced the election results for four board of director positions.

Medtronic Recalls Valiant Navion Thoracic Stent Graft System

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Activ Surgical Announces FDA Clearance for ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module

Activ Surgical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization.

Metrex Surface Disinfectant Portfolio Secures EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved all eight surface disinfectant products made by an infection prevention leader, Metrex, as effective against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

CDRH Launches COVID-19 EUA Web Section

Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) launched a new web section “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Emergency Use Authorizations for Medical Devices” to help make it easier for the public to access this information. When the web section launched, new web pages and, therefore, new web addresses were created for each category of device emergency use authorizations (EUAs).

This new web section provides information on the EUAs issued for diagnostic and other medical devices during the COVID-19 outbreak on individual pages as listed below:




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