Dental devices seized

January 2011
Medical Device Daily;1/14/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p8
The article reports on the seizure by U.S. marshals of dental devices from Rite-Dent Manufacturing. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the seizure involved the confiscation of products valued at around 209,000 U.S. dollars. It notes that the action came after an inspection which showed deficiencies in the manufacturing processes of the company that may affect the products' safety. The Alginate and Ultra impression materials, as well as the inventory in enamel bonding systems and a sealant for dental pits were included in the seizure.


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