Medical device shortage: Hoffman Permanent Vent Tube – Myringotomy
The Hoffman Permanent Vent Tube – Myringotomy is currently reported as a medical device shortage under sections 62.21 to 62.26 of the Medical Devices Regulations. For a full list of shortages, refer to the List of shortages and discontinuations.
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Type of report
Actual medical device shortage
Name of medical device (including any component, accessory, consumable material or part that is in shortage, including the model name) if applicable
Hoffman Permanent Vent Tube – Myringotomy
Other names (for example trade name), if applicable
Package description (for example, packaging formats, sizes, quantities)
Class of medical device (I, II, III or IV), if known
Device identifier(s) (for example, serial number, catalogue number, part number, model number or unique device identifier)
Medical device licence number (for Class II, III and IV), if applicable
Authorization identification number (for devices authorized for importation or sale under an interim order made under section 30.1 of the Food and Drugs Act), if applicable
Single use product
Importers that have reported the shortage (Names of importers listed who have reported the shortage separately from the manufacturer or who are reporting on behalf of the manufacturer in a delegated capacity), if applicable
Medtronic Xomed Inc.
Manufacturer's mailing address
6743 Southpoint Drive North
Reason for shortage
Disruption of the manufacturing of a medical device
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