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Recall to Stop High Level Disinfection of Storz Urological Scopes

On April 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to providers to communicate issues with reprocessed urological scopes by Karl Storz. In April 2022, Karl Storz has issued an urgent field safety notice to "discontinue all high-level disinfection methods for all affected urological endoscopes and discontinue liquid chemical sterilization for most of the affected urological endoscopes." Please see the details and associated links here: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/letters-health-care-providers/update-change-reprocessing-methods-certain-karl-storz-urological-endoscopes-letter-health-care

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