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Class 3 Device Recall Reliance 1227

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 Class 3 Recall
Reliance 1227
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Date Posted July 10, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated on July 01, 2015
Recall Number Z-2036-2014
Recall Event ID 68696
Product Classification Disinfector, Medical Devices - Product Code MEC
Product Reliance 1227 Cart and Utensil Washer/Disinfector Product Usage: Usage: The Reliance 1227 Cart and Utensil Washer/Disinfector is intended for use in the cleaning and low-level disinfection of bedpans and urinals, basins, carts, beds, theater shoes and other miscellaneous reusable items used in the care of patients.
Code Information Serial Number Range: 3632511020 - 3613214010
Recalling Firm/
Steris Corporation
5960 Heisley Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060-1834
For Additional Information Contact Kathryn E. Cadorette
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
STERIS has identified that deformation of the washers door handle pin may occur when the door handle is rotated with sufficient force. Should deformation and/or breakage of the door handle pin occur there is a potential for the washer door to become inoperable.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action Customers will be notified via onsite visits by STERIS Field Service Technicians to each affected Customer site. These visits will be documented and monitored until completion.
Quantity in Commerce 37
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution - in the states of AL, AR, CA, DE, FL, GA, IL, IA, LA, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, TX, VA. and in 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.