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Class 2 Device Recall Tempa DOT

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 Class 2 Recall
Tempa DOT
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Date Posted September 06, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on January 16, 2014
Recall Number Z-2162-2013
Recall Event ID 65905
Product Classification Thermometer, Clinical Color Change - Product Code FQZ
Product Tempa DOT Single-Use Clinical Thermometer Medical Indicators Made in U.S.A. by Medical Indicators, Inc. 16 Thomas J Rhodes Industrial Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08619 USA Phone 1.888.737.1601 www.medicalindicators.com Per 3M website (this product line was recently bought by Medical Indicators from 3M) and labeling in 806, TempaDOT thermometers are individually wrapped, single-use, disposable clinical thermometers for oral or axillary use.
Code Information Lots 06068, 06083, 06112, 06126, 06129, 06138, 06153, 06219, and 06225
Recalling Firm/
Medical Indicators, Inc.
16 Thomas J. Rhodes Industrial Drive
Hamilton, New Jersey 08619
For Additional Information Contact Mr. Paul A. Baker
609-737-1600 Ext. 204
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
TempaDot products may have been mislabeled.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The firm, Medical Indicators Inc.sent an "URGENT" Recall letter dated July 10, 2013 and Acknowledgement Form to all distributors/customers via email and Priority Mail with delivery confirmation. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to check full & partial cases of the tempadot; open and inspect all 5122NS cases; pull out and quarantine any of the lots found in the 5122NS cases, pending return to medical indicators; if individual Tempadot 100-count boxes of 5122 and 5122NS are stored in different warehouse follow the instructions provided in the letter; if Tempadot 100-count boxes of 5122 were sold to a customer with the affected lots, contact the customer and have them return the product; and complete and return the Recall Return Response Acknowledgement and Receipt Form via mail to: 16 Thomas J Rhodes Industrial Drive, Hamilton NJ, 08619; fax: (609) 587-5636 or email to: www.medicalindicators.com or General Manager at: pbaker@medicalindicators.com. Contact information for any question(s) related to this recall may be addressed to General Manager of Medical Indicators, Inc. at 609-737-1600, extension 204 or email to: pbaker@medicalindicators.com, Mondays through Fridays from 8:00am to 5:00pm EST.
Quantity in Commerce 111,800 boxes (5,590 full boxes)
Distribution Nationwide distribution: USA including states of: CA, GA, FL, IN, NY, NV OH, PA, TN,TX, VA, and WI.
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.