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recall

 
1. (re-kawl´) to remember or recollect.
2. (re´kawl) the process of bringing information back into consciousness.

re·call

(rē'kawl),
The process of remembering thoughts, words, and actions of a past event in an attempt to recapture actual happenings.

recall

Medical devices
noun The retiring of a device from the medical marketplace or suspension of its approval pending investigation or addressing of a defect.

Medspeak-UK
verb To request—usually by letter—that a woman return for a repeat cervical screening test, which is done in 3- or 5-year cycles under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Neurology
noun The process of bringing a memory into consciousness; the recollection of past facts, events, feeling; invoking the memory of experiences or learned information.

verb To remember experiences or learned information.

Public health
noun A public announcement by a manufacturer or producer of a particular product—e.g., motor vehicles, toys, drugs, medical devices, foods—asking the purchaser of a particular product or model to return the goods as they may have defects posing a health hazard; the collecting by a manufacturer of a product that has been deemed unsafe, or otherwise unsuitable, after being sold or available for sale to the public.

recall

Neurology nounpronounced ree CALL The process of bringing a memory into consciousness; the recollection of past facts, events, feelings; invoking of the memory of experiences or learned information verbpronounced ricall To remember experiences or learned information. See Class recall, Immediate recall, Memory Public health noun–pronounced REE call, drug recallA public announcement by a manufacturer or producer of a particular product–eg, motor vehicles, toys, drugs, medical devices, foods, asking the purchaser of a particular 'lot, ' or model to return the goods as they may have defects posing a health hazard.

re·call

(rē'kawl)
1. The process of remembering thoughts, words, and actions of a past event in an attempt to recapture actual happenings.
2. To remove a product (e.g., drug) from use due to possible safety issues with the product.

recall,

n the procedure of advising or reminding a patient to have his oral health reviewed or reexamined; an important phase of preventive dentistry. Term is being replaced by
preventive maintenance appointment.

recall

a voluntary action of removing a product from retail or distribution by a manufacturer or distributor to protect the public from products that may cause health problems.
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A recall means expenses for a company, including the cost to remove defective or dangerous products from the market, and dispose of them safely.
A recall election can thus be considered as a circumvention of the term limits mandated by the Constitution, especially if the official who already reached a three-term limit run for election and get his old post back,' she said.
Several government bodies have jurisdiction over specific categories of products and have established recall procedures.
The FDA reported 495 total recalls, which included pharmaceuticals and food products, showing an overall decrease of 10 percent from the previous quarter, the report claims.
However it seems as though the myth of recalls being a sign of poor quality has been dispensed by customers as most major auto companies have voluntarily recalled vehicles in the past one year alone.
Millions of potentially dangerous recalled electrical products are thought to remain in UK homes due to a worryingly low recall success rate, the Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has warned today.
I have spoken with several CMOs whose customers now require them to take steps to mitigate recall risks for both parties, including investing in recall insurance and developing effective recall plans - two very important precautionary steps contract manufacturers should already be taking.
Public recall communication becomes even more critical when a retailer also is a private label manufacturer.
We found FDA lacks specific criteria for making decisions about whether recalling firms have adequately completed their recalls--a key oversight activity of the recall process," the report stated.
A standard form for product recall insurance was approved by the Insurance Services Office in 2004, Dodge said, but Harrison noted the product has been around in other forms for 20 years.
The nature of the story recall task of the present study afforded bilingual participants the opportunity to organize their memory by story (1 or 2), event [breakfasts (B's) and parties (P's)], specific event (B1, B2, P1, P2), and language of presentation (LP) [English(E) and/or Greek(G)].