Medical device shortage: WEISS Epidural Needle

The WEISS Epidural Needle 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.

Posted on 2023-05-24 Footnote 1

Type of report

Actual medical device shortage

Name of medical device (including any component, accessory or part that is in shortage, including the model name) if applicable

WEISS Epidural Needle

Other names (for example trade name), if applicable

n/a

Package description (for example, packaging formats, sizes, quantities)

10 per box

Class of medical device (I, II, III or IV), if known

Class II

Device identifier(s) (for example, serial number, catalogue number, part number, model number or unique device identifier)

405191

Medical device licence number (for Class II, III and IV), if applicable

4485
7548
13737

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

n/a

Single-use product

Yes

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

n/a

Manufacturer’s name

Becton Dickinson and company

Manufacturer’s mailing address 

1 Becton Drive
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
United States
07417

Reason for shortage

Disruption of the manufacturing of a medical device

Footnotes

Footnote 1

This date reflects when a shortage report is first posted online. This page includes specific information related to the device that is in shortage. Updates to the status and end date of a shortage can be found on the List of shortages webpage.

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