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Class 2 Device Recall Century Medium Sterilizer

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 Class 2 Recall
Century Medium Sterilizer
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Date Posted August 23, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 28, 2010
Recall Number Z-1193-2007
Recall Event ID 38031
Product Classification Sterilizer, Steam - Product Code FLE
Product Amsco Century Medium Steam Sterilizer (26" x 37.5") (660 x 950mm).
Code Information Prevac Steam Sterilizer, Model #'s V-136H, V-148H, V-160H, SV-148H, V-1264 & V-1263& SFPP Steam Sterilizer, Model #'s P-148H & P-160H. Code # B093934202, B093924204, B09324223, B093924225, B093924227, B093924229, B093924233, B093924244, B093924246, B093924248, B093924250, B093924286, B093924288, B093924296, B093924307, B093924309, B093924310, B093924434, B093924476, B093927301, B093927302, B093927322, B300903936
Recalling Firm/
Steris Corp
5960 Heisley Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060-1834
For Additional Information Contact Holly Wright Lee
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The cables inside the pump conduit box may be exposed (not covered with wire nut and/or electrical tape) that could cause a potential electrical shock hazard.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action By telephone 3/22/2007, customers were instructed to cease using the product and a service technician would be dispatched immediately to repair the unit.
Quantity in Commerce 78
Distribution Worldwide, including USA, Denmark, Belgium, Greece, India, and Russia.There are no Canadian accounts.
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.