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Class 2 Device Recall Biliary Catheters

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 Class 2 Recall
Biliary Catheters
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Date Posted September 25, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on March 22, 2013
Recall Number Z-2447-2012
Recall Event ID 63100
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Catheter, Biliary, Diagnostic - Product Code FGE
Product Biliary Catheters (Models A47XX and CB0XXXXX): Model Numbers & Description: A4752, SYNTEL BILIARY 5F-23CM CATHETER; A4754, SYNTEL BILIARY 5F-40CM CATHETER; A4762, SYNTEL BILIARY 6F-23CM CATHETER; CB052308, SYNTEL BILIARY 5F-23CM CATH; CB054008, SYNTEL BILIARY 5F-40CM CATH; CB062313, SYNTEL BILIARY 6F-23CM CATH. Biliary Catheters are indicated for the removal of stones and ductal debris from the biliary system.
Code Information Model Numbers: Lot Numbers A4752: 1165670. A4754: 1156762. A4762: 1155852, 1165674. CB052308: 1164350. CB054008: 1164305. CB062313: 1164306.
Recalling Firm/
Applied Medical Resources Corp
22872 Avenida Empresa # 3
Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92688-2650
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Applied Medical is recalling specific lot numbers of its Vascular Catheters because they may have a potential for packaging particulate matter to reside on the product.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Applied Medical sent an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated August 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. Customers were instructed to complete the attached Recall Notification Confirmation Form and to return it to the firm via e-mail to recall60476587@appliedmedical.com or fax to (949) 713-8832. For product return questions, customers were instructed to contact Sales Operations Administrator at (949) 713-8652.For questions regarding this recall contact the firm at (949) 713-8041.
Quantity in Commerce 40,238 units for all products in Recall Event
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of United Arab Emirates, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ecuador, Estonia, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Republic of Korea, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, and South Africa.
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 = FGE and Original Applicant = APPLIED VASCULAR