||February 26, 2013
||BMC RF Cannula Curved Sharp RadiOpaque, Non-Pyrogenic, Active Tip: 10mm, Gauge 16 Ga, Length: 100mm. The BMC RF Cannula is sealed in a Tyvek pouch (primary packaging) and then placed into a white shelf-box (secondary packaging) with the instructions for use. A predetermined number of white shelf-boxes are then placed into shipping cartons (tertiary packaging). The BMC RF Cannula is intended for use in radiofrequency heat lesion procedures for relief of pain.
||Device Model #: 1 PMF 16-145-10CS. Lot number: PFFB 190811.
|Baylis Medical Company Inc.
5160 Explorer Drive #33
|For Additional Information Contact
905-602-4875 Ext. 252
|A report of an event was received indicating that upon opening a box containing 10 sterile cannula by a nurse, the pouch package of 5 of the 10 individually packaged cannula had not been sealed along one edge. Thus the pouch was open and the device could fall out of the pouch and on to the floor when retrieved from the shelf box. The cannulas were not used on any patients, as the unsealed packages
||A recall was initiated on 10/04/2012 and a letter was sent out to the distributor with a Fax-back Acknowledgment Form. The letter described the issue and provided recommendations and a contact number.
|Quantity in Commerce
||International distribution to the country of Australia.