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Vets alerted to potentially hazardous handheld dental x-ray machine

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THE Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has raised concerns that a potentially dangerous, illegal, handheld dental x-ray machine available to buy on the internet may have migrated over to the animal sector.

The agency issued a Medical Device Alert relating to non-CE-marked portable dental x-ray units, including the Tianjie Dental ‘Falcon’ in July. It has seized 13 such machines from the distributor and …

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