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Class 2 Device Recall Sarns" SoftFlow Aortic Cannula without Suture Flange

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 Class 2 Recall
Sarns" SoftFlow Aortic Cannula without Suture Flange
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Date Posted November 08, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on July 18, 2014
Recall Number Z-0194-2014
Recall Event ID 66624
Premarket Notification
510(K) Numbers
K905224  K934127 
Product Classification Catheter, Cannula And Tubing, Vascular, Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Product Code DWF
Product Sarns" Soft-Flow® Aortic Cannula without Suture Flange, straight tip, wire-reinforced with luer port, aortic cannula, 7.0 mm (21 Fr) OD with 3/8" connector, 14" (36 cm) long. Indicated for use in perfusion of the ascending aorta during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.
Code Information Catalog Number 5798 Lot Numbers 0677301
Recalling Firm/
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
6200 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103-9586
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During an in-process inspection, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) identified the presence of loose fiber particulate that exceeded finished product specifications on certain product lots of Sarns" Soft-Flow¿ Aortic Cannulae and Sarns" Venous Return Cannulae.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
TRAINING: Employee Error
Action On 10/23/13, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL LETTER to their consignees. The letter identified the reason for the device removal, identified the affected product and associated potential hazards, and provided recall instructions to their customers regarding affected product return. Questions regarding this recall are directed to CVS Customer Service M-F, 8am-6pm at 1-800-521-2818.
Quantity in Commerce 70 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA including DC and the states of MO,TX,OK, LA, MA, CA, WI, and MI and the country of Canada.
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 = DWF and Original Applicant = 3M HEALTH CARE, SARNS