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Date Initiated by Firm July 15, 2010
Create Date September 03, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated 3
Recall Number Z-2380-2010
Recall Event ID 56561
Product Vital Signs Inc. enFlow Disposable IV Fluid/Blood Warmer Cartridge. Medical point-of-care device designed to warm blood and IV fluids.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Vital Signs Inc
20 Campus Rd
Totowa NJ 07512
For Additional Information Contact
973-790-1330
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The enFlow Disposable IV Fluid/Blood Warmer Cartridge's male luer-lock fitting may be oversized and may not fit properly with standard female luer fittings.
Action GE Healthcare issued an "Urgent Medical Device Correction" letter, dated July 15, 2010, to consignees, identifying the reason for the recall and the affected lots. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of and quarantine the affected devices, and contact Vital Signs Inc. Customer Service to arrange for return and replacement of the affected devices. Consignees were instructed to complete and return the Confirmation Form. Consignees can contact Vital Signs Inc. Customer Service at 1-973-956-5300 .
Quantity in Commerce 385,820 domestic - 20,776 international
Distribution Worldwide Distribution; USA (all states), and to the countries of Australia, Ecuador, Finland, India, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Vietnam.

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
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