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3 August 2020

Hemospray® is back

Hemospray Endoscopic Hemostat has returned to the market in Australia and is available to order.

In January, Cook Medical initiated a voluntary global recall of Hemospray Endoscopic Hemostat after receiving complaints that the handle and/or activation knob had cracked or broken when the device was activated. The recall applied to all lots manufactured from 16 January  2017 to 15 January 2020.

Cook Medical has implemented a new production test to address concerns with potential cracking or breaking of the activation knob. Now 100% of the activation knob components are inspected to ensure that they exceed worst-case forces applied to the activation knob during activation of the device. No changes have been made to the Hemospray Endoscopic Hemostat device’s delivery system or functionality.

For more information on Hemospray, please visit

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