Latest posts by Lawrence F Muscarella PhD (see all)
- FDA Recalls the Custom Ultrasonics System 83 Plus Automated Endoscope Reprocessor - November 16, 2015
- 8 Patient Infections, 4 — Now 5 — Deaths Linked to a Mycobacterial Infection Following Surgery at Wellspan York Hospital - November 5, 2015
- FDA Orders Endoscope Manufacturers to Perform Safety Studies - October 6, 2015
This article discusses the evolution of the labeling of a medical device — namely, of the “Instructions for Use” of Cidex OPA, which is used to high-level disinfection semi-critical devices, including gastrointestinal endoscopes.
For the reader’s convenience, this article is divided into 3 parts. The first and second parts are featured below.
The third part of this discussion, which provides guidance for the save and proper use of Cidex OPA, is provided in another of Dr. Muscarella’s article entitled “Recommendations for the Safe and Effective Use of ortho-phthalaldehyde“: click here to read it.