An umbilical chord clamp manufactured by Farla Medical Ltd. has been the subject of a medical device alert by the MHRA in the UK. The manufacturer issued a field safety notice for this device on the 28th June 2011. The MHRA has requested action by all healthcare workers who use the umbilical chord clamp. The batch number for the products is question are 81010 and the product code is 7005. The device was supplied in England only. The exact problems with the clamp has not been disclosed by the manufacturers in the alert notice.