||June 05, 2013
|Recall Event ID
Laparoscope, General & Plastic Surgery - Product Code GCJ
||Versaport Bladeless Optical Fixation Cannula - 5mm Short
Product Code: ONBFCA5SH
The Versaport" Bladeless Optical 5mm trocars are intended for use in a variety of gynecologic, general, thoracic and urologic endoscopic procedures to create and maintain a port of entry.
||Lot Numbers: N2J0315X through N3A0389X
Note: The specific lot numbers listed below are not affected by this recall and are acceptable for use:
N2H0045X,N2H0166X,N2H0286X, N2H0357X,N2 H051 6UX
60 Middletown Ave
North Haven, Connecticut 06473-3908
||Contact the recalling firm for information
|Seals may disengage from the cannula which may result in a component inadvertently disengaging into the patients cavity
|DESIGN: Device Design
||Covidien sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated May 6, 2013,via federal express to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of the product and return all inventory to Covidien Surgical Solutions, 195 McDermott Road, North Haven, CT 06473. Customers were requested to return completed Response Form.
Customers with questions were instructed to contact their Covidien representative or Covidien Customer Service, Monday through Friday, Sam - 6:30pm ET, at (800) 962-9888, option 1, and then option 2.
For questions regarding this recall call 203-492-8165.
|Quantity in Commerce
||Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and internationally to the following countries:
|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)s with Product Code = GCJ and Original Applicant = COVIDIEN, FORMERLY US SURGICAL A DIVISON OF TYCO H