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Class 2 Device Recall Edwards Lifesciences Suction Wand

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 Class 2 Recall
Edwards Lifesciences Suction Wand
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Date Posted July 17, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on November 04, 2014
Recall Number Z-1749-2013
Recall Event ID 65492
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Catheter, Cannula And Tubing, Vascular, Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Product Code DWF
Product Edwards Lifesciences Suction Wand, models S099 and S0998B Suction wands are intended for hand held use and pericardial sumps are intended for stationary use in removing excess fluid from the surgical field.
Code Information Models S099 and S099B
Recalling Firm/
Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
12050 Lone Peak Pkwy
Draper, Utah 84020-9414
For Additional Information Contact Suzanne Carpenter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Edwards is recalling certain lots of Rigid Suction Wands because they discovered plastic particulate inside the sterile pouch and within the internal diam ether of the wand.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Component Design/Selection
Action Edwards sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice Product Recall letter, dated June 19, 2013, via FedEx to all affected customers. Two additional attempts will be made to notify customers to return products. The letter idenditifed the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to review their inventory for any affected device in their inventory, quarantine all affected product from their inventory and return all devices to Edwards. Customers were instructed to acknowledge that they have reviewed the Recall Notice and confirm that they have taken appropriate action by completing, sign and dating the enclosed Recall Response Form and returning the form to Edwards by fax to Edwards Customer Service at 800-422-9329. Customers should contact Customer Service at 800-424-3278 to obtain a Returned Goods Authorization number to return their current product to and receive replacement product. Customers with questions were instructed to call Edwards Customer Service at 800-424-3278.
Quantity in Commerce S099: 171,587 units and S099B: 505,107 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Canada.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DWF and Original Applicant = RESEARCH INDUSTRIES CORP.