Avanos Medical, Inc., in direct response to the Nurse Assist recall due to sterility concerns of  their 0.9% sodium chloride irrigation USP and sterile water for irrigation USP. Certain lots of MIC Gastric-Jejunal Feeding Tube  – Endoscopic/Radiologic Placement kit and MIC Gastric-Jejunal Feeding Tube with ENFit Connectors – Endoscopic/Radiologic Placement kits include the recalled Nurse Assist supplied syringes, pre-filled with sterile water.

Any open wound exposed to non-sterile products could potentially put the patient at risk of infection. The pre-filled syringe is the only item in the Avanos feeding tube kit affected by the Nurse Assist recall.

There have been no complaints, injuries, or deaths associated with this issue.

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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.