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Class 2 Device Recall Armada Catheters

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 Class 2 Recall
Armada Catheters
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Date Posted September 25, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on July 15, 2013
Recall Number Z-2450-2012
Recall Event ID 63092
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K111899 
Product Classification Catheter, Angioplasty, Peripheral, Transluminal - Product Code LIT
Product Armada 35/ Armada 35 LL PTA Catheters. The device is intended for dilatation of lesions in the vasculature.
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Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Abbott Vascular
26531 Ynez Rd
Temecula, California 92591-4630
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Abbott Vascular is recalling the Armada 35 and Armada 35 LL PTA Catheters because they have discovered that some devices may exhibit difficulty inflating and/or deflating.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Process Design
Action An "Urgent Device Recall" letter dated 8/20/2012 was sent to all customers who purchased the Armada 35 and Armada 35 LL PTA Catheters. The letter informed the customers of the problem identified and the action to be taken. A list of lot numbers and an effectiveness check form was sent to customers with the customer notification letter. Customers were instructed to call Abbott Vascular Customer Service at (800) 227-9902.
Quantity in Commerce 61,799 units
Distribution Nationwide(US) Distribution and Puerto Rico.
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 = LIT and Original Applicant = Abbott Vascular
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