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22 Jul 2021 Safety alert on Accu-Chek Performa test strips (with photo)
16 Jun 2021 Recall of certain models of Philips Respironics ventilators
26 May 2021 Recall of specific lots of Bausch & Lomb Ophtaxia Eye Wash (with photos)
28 Jul 2020 Cluster of Burkholderia cepacia complex infection under DH investigation (with photos)
10 Dec 2019 Safety alert on NADAL hCG Pregnancy Test
30 Sep 2019 DH monitors safety of breast implants
09 Sep 2019 DH notified of recall of specific lots of 1-Day Acuvue contact lenses
28 Aug 2018 Safety alert on specific lots of CoaguChek blood coagulation test strips (with photos)
23 Aug 2018 Further recall of Eurogine SL intrauterine devices (with photos)
03 May 2018 DH notified of recall of specific lots of Accu-Chek Performa test strips (with photos)
14 Mar 2018 Recall of Eurogine SL intrauterine devices (with photos)
20 Oct 2017 Safety alert on Biobase Medical Refrigerator
12 Sep 2017 DH notified of recall of specific lots of MiniMed Infusion Sets
03 Jul 2017 DH notified of batch recall of NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5
20 Jan 2017 Safety alert on automated external defibrillator LIFEPAK 1000
15 Nov 2016 Safety alert on contamination of heater-cooler device use in cardiothoracic surgery
14 Jan 2016 Recall of two batches of One Step HCG Pregnancy Test
31 Dec 2015 Medical Device Safety Alert: Safety alert on Cardiac Science defibrillation electrodes (with photo)
15 Apr 2015 Recall of syringe slip tip (with photo)
20 Jan 2015 Safety alert on component of peritoneal dialysis system (with photos)
15 Jul 2014 Safety alert on Cellnovo insulin infusion set
12 Jun 2014 Safety alert over Advocate Redi-Code+ blood glucose test strip
30 Apr 2014 Safety alert over GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips
10 Apr 2014 Safety alert over certain brands of Roche Diabetes Care blood glucose test strips and blood glucose monitoring systems
03 Mar 2014 Recall of certain brands of Abbott Diabetes Care blood glucose monitoring systems
20 Jan 2014 Safety alert on insulin cartridges of t:slim Insulin Pump
04 Dec 2013 Safety alert on Philips HeartStart FRx and HeartStart HS1 automated external defibrillators
28 Nov 2013 Further recall of FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips
26 Nov 2013 Further recall of selected lots of FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips
25 Nov 2013 Recall of certain lots of FreeStyle and FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips
20 Nov 2013 Safety alert on three Sorin pacemakers
19 Nov 2013 Safety alert over Lenscare SH-System Monatslinsen monthly contact lenses
30 Jul 2013 Recall of Nova Max Glucose Test Strips
06 Jul 2013 Safety alert on GE Healthcare nuclear medicine systems
06 May 2013 Safety alert on CoaguChek blood coagulation testing devices
24 Apr 2013 Recall of PTS Panels Glucose Test Strips (with photo)
10 Apr 2013 Safety alert on automated peritoneal dialysis system
27 Mar 2013 Recall of Multiload Radiopaque Cu375 intrauterine contraceptive devices (with photos)
22 Mar 2013 Safety alert on two automated external defibrillators
21 Feb 2013 Recall of Restylane SubQ Lidocaine 2ml dermal filler
15 Jan 2013 Recall of selected lots of two brands of Acuvue contact lenses
17 Jul 2012 Safety alert on ear lubricant
18 May 2012 Medical device alert on a blood glucose monitoring system
24 Apr 2012 Safety alert over Cameron Health SQ-RX Pulse Generators
06 Mar 2012 Safety alert over certain Medtronic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
05 Mar 2012 Recall of EUKARE Blood Glucose Test Strip
22 Feb 2012 Recall of Mylife Pura blood glucose strips in France
31 Jan 2012 Recall of Cardiac Science automated external defibrillators
10 Jan 2012 Recall of selected lots of ACUVUE® OASYS® with HYDRACLEAR® Plus Contact Lenses
09 Jan 2012 DH maintains vigilance over safety of PIP breast implants
23 Dec 2011 Recommendation by the French authority on removal of PIP breast implants
22 Dec 2011 Adverse events related to Poly Implant Prothese breast implants
07 Dec 2011 Safety alert over Lenscare SH- Monatslinsen contact lenses
25 Nov 2011 Recall of Merz Aesthetics' Radiesse Dermal Filler
18 Nov 2011 Recall of FreshKon Airis 1-Month contact lenses
16 Nov 2011 Recall of Avaira and BioComfort XO contact lenses
02 Nov 2011 Safety alert over Abbott's FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System
23 Sep 2011 Safety Alert on Two St Jude Medical's Pacemakers - Accent DR and Anthem CRT-P
15 Sep 2011 Alert over an HIV home test kit
26 Aug 2011 Safety alert on ShoulderFlex massager
22 Aug 2011 Recall of Avaira Toric and BioComfort XO Toric contact lenses
20 Aug 2011 Suspend use of Avaira Toric daily contact lenses advisable
16 Aug 2011 Recall of Bayer's Contour and Contour TS Glucose Test Strips
29 Jul 2011 Recall of two Mona Lisa intrauterine contraceptive devices (with photo)
28 Jul 2011 Recall of Alterna® Sterile Post-Operative ostomy bags due to sterility problem
23 Jun 2011 Alert on performance of two automated external defibrillators
21 Jun 2011 Safety alert over Roche blood glucose strip
07 Jun 2011 Safety alert over certain Cameron pulse generators
23 May 2011 Recall of Braunoderm disinfectant solution
04 May 2011 Alert on voluntary recall and corrective action by Defibtech on semi-automatic external defibrillators
15 Apr 2011 Recall of microbial contaminated protective wipes and adhesive removers
02 Mar 2011 Safety alert on ACCU-CHEK FlexLink Plus infusion sets
11 Feb 2011 Safety concern on Fraxel re:store Dual Laser System
27 Jan 2011 Serious safety concern on some Medico implantable pacemakers
11 Jan 2011 Resumption of Sale of Abbott's Optium Omega glucose test strips
29 Dec 2010 Blanket recall of Abbott glucose test strips
23 Dec 2010 Recall of Abbott's glucose test strips
27 Oct 2010 Further Recall of Single-Use Contact Lenses
20 Aug 2010 Contact lens problems
19 Aug 2010 Voluntary Recall of Single-Use Contact Lenses
11 Aug 2010 Recall of automated peritoneal dialysis system
31 Jul 2010 Caution on Novabel Dermal Filler
09 Jun 2010 Software defect may cause malfunction in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
01 Jun 2010 Recall of automated external defibrillators
06 May 2010 Software defect causes malfunction in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
05 May 2010 Software Defects Cause Malfunctioning in Medtronic's Implantable Cardiac Devices
31 Mar 2010 Recall of silicone-filled breast implants
12 Feb 2010 Recall of LifeScan OneTouch SureStep blood glucose test strips with incorrect readings
18 Nov 2009 Field Correction of Automated External Defibrillators
08 Sep 2009 Heartbeat regulating products with low-voltage problem
19 May 2009 Follow-up Action on Medtronic Kappa and Sigma Pacemakers
24 Apr 2009 Recall of Automated External Defibrillators
23 Apr 2009 Recall of blood glucose meters with incorrect readings (i-sens Model CareSens II)
23 Apr 2009 Voluntary recall of device containing non-sterile radioactive material
15 Oct 2007 Voluntary Suspension of Defibrillation Leads
11 Sep 2007 Medical Device Alert for Blood Glucose Meters
26 May 2007 Recall of AMO Contact Lens Solution
25 Apr 2007 Recall of Medical Device for Treatment of Temporary Stoppage of Breathing during Sleep (CPAP Machines)
13 Apr 2007 Advisory Notice on Use of Heartbeat Regulating Products
19 Dec 2006 DH closely monitoring safety of Lifescan blood glucose meter
23 Nov 2006 DH and Customs keep close watch on recall of contact lens solutions
22 Nov 2006 DH monitoring recall of four AMO contact lens solution
19 Oct 2006 Software problem found in programming devices for implantable pacemakers
27 Jun 2006 Voluntary Recall of Heartbeat Regulating Products
16 May 2006 Update on cases of fungal corneal infections
03 May 2006 Update on cases of fungal corneal infections
24 Apr 2006 Update on advice for prevention of fungal corneal infections
13 Apr 2006 Seek professional medical advice before breast augmentation
13 Apr 2006 Update on cases of fungal corneal infections
04 Mar 2006 Update on cases of fungal corneal infections
22 Feb 2006 DH keeps close watch on fungal corneal infections in Singapore
18 Feb 2006 Public reminded to clean contact lens properly
18 Jan 2006 DH notified of intra-uterine contraceptive device cases
24 Dec 2005 Update on Removal of Contraceptive Device
13 Dec 2005 Removal of Contraceptive Device
01 Dec 2005 Follow-up Action on Medtronic Sigma® Pacemakers
14 Nov 2005 Voluntary Listing System extended to cover medium-risk medical devices
03 Nov 2005 Voluntary Recall of Two Models of Omron® 3-Way Instant Thermometers by Omron Healthcare, Inc.
10 Oct 2005 Safety Information regarding St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
23 Sep 2005 Safety Information regarding Guidant INSIGNIA and NEXUS Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers
19 Jul 2005 Corrective Action of Guidant implantable cardiac pacemakers
18 Jun 2005 Voluntary Recall of Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators by Guidant Corporation
26 Nov 2004 Administrative control of medical devices to be launched in phases
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