Suture needle

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Suture/needle passer, single-use
  • Class:
  • Class IIa
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Suture/needle passer, single-use
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 218226
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

218226

Tornier Pty Ltd - Suture/needle passer, single-use

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class IIa

Sponsor

Tornier Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 230,BELROSE, NSW, 2085

Australia

ARTG Start Date

6/12/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class IIa

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Tornier Inc

10801 Nesbitt Avenue South

Bloomington, MN, 55437

United States Of America

Products

1. Suture/needle passer, single-use

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date

6/12/2013

GMDN

57874 Suture/needle passer, single-use

Intended purpose

A sterile, hand-held, manual surgical instrument designed for passing (driving) sutures and suture needles

through tissue to facilitate suturing.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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