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Class 2 Device Recall The ENSEAL G2 Tissue Sealers

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 Class 2 Recall
The ENSEAL G2 Tissue Sealers
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Date Posted January 31, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on April 11, 2014
Recall Number Z-0758-2013
Recall Event ID 64055
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K112033 
Product Classification Electrosurgical, Cutting & Coagulation & Accessories - Product Code GEI
Product Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. The ENSEAL® G2 Tissue Sealers are indicated for bipolar coagulation and mechanical transection of tissue during laparoscopic and open procedures. Model Numbers: NSLG2C14 NSLG2C25 NSLG2C35 NSLG2C45 NSLG2514 NSLG2S25 NSLG2S35 NSLGS545
Code Information Product Code NSLG2C14, Lot # H44Y2P, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # J4AR58, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT3V, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AW5A, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX7D, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4C34A, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C448, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C449, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C85G, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4CF5Z, Exp. Date 9-2017 and Lot # J4CG31, Exp. Date 9-2017. Product Code NSLG2C25, Lot # H44Z6V, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # J4A16C, Exp. Date 12-2013, Lot # J4AT1P, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AR5L, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AU2K, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV17, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW75, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW76, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AY0T, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4C09P, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C30A, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C34L, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C44N, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C928, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C92C, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C968, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CA4P, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CF0D, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CH3W, Exp. Date 9-2017, Lot # J4CJ5Y, Exp. Date 9-2017, Lot # J4CJ99, Exp. Date 9-2017 and Lot # J4CK1H, Exp. Date 9-2017. Product Code NSLG2C35, Lot # H44V7N, Exp. Date 10-2013, Lot # H44V7M, Exp. Date 10-2013, Lot # H44V7P, Exp. Date 10-2013, Lot # H44X9M, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44X9L, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44X9R, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Z3R, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Z4C, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Z54, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # J4A085, Exp. Date 12-2013, Lot # J4A134, Exp. Date 12-2013, Lot # J4AN7K, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AN8E, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AN8D, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AP7W, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AR5P, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT05, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT9G, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT9V, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AU2Z, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV2R, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV2V, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV4P, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV4Z, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW3F, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW3N, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW8P, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW8Y, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX37, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX5Z, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX6E, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX8T, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX8U, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AZ3P, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4AZ3V, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4AZ4W, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4AZ51, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C11M, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C11H, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C15E, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C17G, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C174, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot #, J4C187, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C197, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C17Y, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C19M, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot #, J4C225, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C22H, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C358, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C35C, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C36T, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C427, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C42D, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C44P, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C51U, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C51W, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C56E, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C56A, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C56Z, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C56P, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C58J, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C58V, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C65M, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C66A, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C66L, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C758, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C768, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C85H, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C85W, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C906, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C96P, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4C96Z, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4C879, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4CA4X, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CA4Y, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CC01, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CC2G, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CC4J, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CD0C, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CE10, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CE16, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CF0J, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CF66, Exp. Date 9-2017, Lot # J4CJ0L, Exp. Date 9-2017, Lot # J4CJ5Z, Exp. Date 9-2017, Lot # J4CJ6J, Exp. Date 9-2017 and Lot # J4CK1K, Exp. Date 9-2017. Product Code NSLG2C45, Lot # H44W26, Exp. Date 10-2013, Lot # H44W25, Exp. Date 10-2013, Lot # H44W27, Exp. Date 10-2013, Lot # J4A19D, Exp. Date 12-2013, Lot # J4AR6G, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AU2R, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV5U, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AZ53, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C042, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C122, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C18F, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C23J, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C270, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C32F, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C62J, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C62P, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C816, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C90E, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C90F, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C99K, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CA8M, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CD6Z, Exp. Date 8-2017, Lot # J4CJ73, Exp. Date 9-2017 and Lot # J4CK5E, Exp. Date 9-2017. Product Code NSLG2S14, Lot # H44Z5R, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # J4C312, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C639, Exp. Date 7-2017 and Lot # J4CG7Z, Exp. Date 9-2017. Product Code NSLG2S25, Lot # H44Z57, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # J4AU2W, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW4P, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW4N, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX4W, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AZ5M, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C09V, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C18R, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C22J, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C27C, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C34E, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C34F, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C34K, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C37R, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C49E, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C49G, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C576, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C577, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C63W, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C67U, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C75N, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C75X, Exp. Date 7-2017 and Lot # J4C92G, Exp. Date 7-2017. Product Code NSLG2S35, Lot # H44Y6N, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Y8A, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Y8K, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Z65, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # H44Z6J, Exp. Date 11-2013, Lot # J4A164, Exp. Date 12-2013, Lot # J4AR9C, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT1U, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT22, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AT4H, Exp. Date 4-2017, Lot # J4AU2X, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW31, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW36, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AW9D, Exp. Date, 5-2017, Lot # J4AW9H, Exp. Date, 5-2017, Lot # J4AX62, Exp. Date, 5-2017, Lot # J4AX8Y, Exp. Date, 5-2017, Lot # J4AX9F, Exp. Date, 5-2017, Lot # J4C100, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C109, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C15H, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C18W, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C209, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C20A, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C23K, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C27E, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C27H, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C32G, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C34M, Exp. Date, 6-2017, Lot # J4C435, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C43J, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C537, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C53G Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C53T, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C57N, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C57P, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C64N, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C64U, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C73T, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C73X, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C914, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C90W, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4C92Z, Exp. Date, 7-2017, Lot # J4CE93, Exp. Date, 8-2017 and Lot # J4CC02, Exp. Date, 8-2017. Product Code NSLG2S45, Lot # J4A12R, Exp. Date 12-2013, Lot # J4AV6G, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AV6T, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4AX9V, Exp. Date 5-2017, Lot # J4C15V, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C30V, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C37T, Exp. Date 6-2017, Lot # J4C67E, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C67J, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C67M, Exp. Date 7-2017, Lot # J4C74T, Exp. Date 7-2017 and Lot # J4CC9G, Exp. Date 8-2017.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc
4545 Creek Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242-2803
For Additional Information Contact Thomas A. Morris
513-337-3419
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Potential for self activation while the device is in use, which may result in unintended thermal damage.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
PRODUCTION CONTROLS: Process Control
Action Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. sent a "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated November 28, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The customers were instructed to: 1. Examine your inventory immediately to determine if you have affected product on hand and remove the affected product(s). 2. Complete the Business Reply Form and fax it to Stericycle at 1-877-787-0367 within 3 business days, even if you do not have affected product. Please reference Event 3436. If you have product to be returned, keep a copy of this form for your records. 3.To return affected product, photocopy your completed Business Reply Form, place it in the box with your product, and affix the pre-printed UPS shipping label to return to Stericycle. Note: Returned product will be credited. Should you have any questions, please contact your local representative or call our Customer Support Center, 1-800-873-3636, Option 6.
Quantity in Commerce 58,338 Instruments
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, & WV. and the countries Arab Emirates, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, India, South Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey & Vietnam.
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 = GEI and Original Applicant = ETHICON ENDO-SUGERY, LLC
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