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UAPA Recall Notice

UAPA Recall Notice

posted: April 7, 2022

The UAPA BoD would like to alert the UAPA members to the urgent recall a voluntary recall issued by Karl Storz.

On April 1, 2022, Karl Storz initiated a voluntary recall and issued an urgent field safety notice (FDA External Link Disclaimer) to instruct users to discontinue all high-level disinfection methods for all affected urological endoscopes and discontinue liquid chemical sterilization for most of the affected urological endoscopes.

UPDATE: Change in Reprocessing Methods with Certain Karl Storz Urological Endoscopes – Letter to Health Care Providers | FDA