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IRIC safety alert

MHRA Device Safety Information – MDSI2109

Published on 25 November 2021

From: Health Facilities Scotland

MDSI2109 - Handpieces used in the phacoemulsification technique of cataract removal: need for careful cleaning (DSI/2021/009)



Residue particles can end up in the patient’s eye. For the attention of decontamination specialists, theatre practitioners and anyone involved with the cleaning and decontamination of medical devices.