Medsafe Online Recalls Database

How to search

  1. Choose which type of search you want to perform. You can restrict your search to Medical Devices or Medicines by clicking the appropriate radio button. The search will include both Medical Devices and Medicines by default
  2. Enter the brand name of the Medical Device or Medicine you are searching for in the 'Search in Brand Name for:' field. The search will look for the text you enter in any part of the brand name. If you don't enter a brand name all recalls of the type selected will be returned from the search.
  3. If you are searching for Medicines you can further refine the search by selecting an active ingredient from the 'Search in Brand Name for:' drop down list.
  4. Choose a date range in which to search for recalls. Enter the dates in DD MMM YYYY format (e.g. 31 Mar 2012). The earliest date for which recalls are available in the database is 1 Jul 2012.
  5. Click the search button.