Covidien LLC (Medtronic) recently recalled more than 1 million Palindrome and Mahurkar Hemodialysis Catheters due to a defect that could cause serious injury or death, the Food and Drug Administration announced July 28, identifying it as a Class 1 recall. One complaint but no injuries or deaths have been reported. The company last month recommended customers immediately quarantine and stop using the catheters.
 

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