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Class 2 Device Recall Rigid Suction Wand

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 Class 2 Recall
Rigid Suction Wand
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Date Posted July 09, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 10, 2012
Recall Number Z-1967-2012
Recall Event ID 52194
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Catheter, Cannula And Tubing, Vascular, Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Product Code DWF
Product Edwards Lifesciences Rigid Suction Wand, sterile. Model numbers S033 and SPC2081. Product Usage: These suction catheters are typically used to remove fluid on the external surface of the heart during cardiac surgery and therefore there is little risk of intravascular involvement.
Code Information Lot numbers: 58749813, 58802303, 58836847, 58877405, 58909346, 59011910, 59035360, 59085935, 59118391, 59241531, 58705682, 58711964, 58722234, 58771175, 58837337, 58855247, 58904182, 58927518, 58936037, 58936014, 58936027, 59009635, 59030253, 59056470, 59103213, 59124020, 59199172, 59218725, 59235997.
Recalling Firm/
Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
12050 Lone Peak Pkwy
Draper, Utah 84020-9414
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Edwards is recalling Suction Wand models SPC2081 and S033 because the plastic tip attached to the metal suction wand may become detached during routine use.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Edwards Lifesciences sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice Product Recall letter dated June 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, description of the issue and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to examine their inventory for the affected product, quarantine and return any remaining in stock and complete the enclosed acknowledgment form with fax instructions to assure that the notification was received. For question call Edwards Customer Service at (800) 424-3278 from 8:00AM-4:30PM Pacific Time.
Quantity in Commerce 1524 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) including the states of CT, TX, CA, AZ, MO, and MD and the countries of Europe and Japan.
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.