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Class 2 Device Recall Reusable Ohmeda Compatible Finger Clip Sensor

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 Class 2 Recall
Reusable Ohmeda Compatible Finger Clip Sensor
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Date Posted June 26, 2008
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-1188-2008
Recall Event ID 46397
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Oximeter - Product Code DQA
Product Reusable Ohmeda Compatible Finger Clip Sensor, Model Number: E403-02, Product Code: PS2225. To monitor oxygen saturation level of patients under doctor's care. Kentec Medical Inc., Irvine, CA 92614
Code Information Serial Numbers: YE508/001, YE508/002, YE508/003, YE508/004, YE508/005, YE508/006, YE508/007, YE508/008, YE508/009, YE508/010; ZC502/001, ZC502/002, ZC502/003, ZC502/004, ZC502/005, ZC502/006; ZG512/001, ZG512/002, ZG512/003, ZG512/004, ZG512/005, ZG512/006, ZG512/007, ZG512/008, ZG512/009, ZG512/010, ZG512/011, ZG512/012, ZG512/013, ZG512/014, ZG512/015; PA514/001, PA514/002, PA514/003, PA514/004, PA514/005, PA514/006, PA514/006, PA514/007, PA514/008, PA514/009, PA514/010; PA515/001, PA515/002, PA515/003, PA515/004, PA515/005, PA515/006, PA515/007, PA515/008, PA515/009, PA515/010, PA515/011, PA515/012, PA515/013, PA515/014, PA515/015, PA515/016, PA515/017, PA515/018, PA515/019, PA515/020, PA515/021, PA515/022, PA515/023, PA515/024, PA515/025, PA515/026, PA515/027, PA515/028, PA515/029, PA515/030, PA515/031, PA515/032, PA515/033, PA515/034 and PA515/035
Recalling Firm/
Kentec Medical Inc
17871 Fitch
Irvine, California 92614-6001
For Additional Information Contact Keith Rooks
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Incompatible components: The Finger Clip Sensors - with a Serial Number prefix of PA514, PA515, YE508, ZC502 and ZG512 - are missing an additional diode and higher resistor in its existing configuration making them inoperable when used to interface with those Ohmeda Tuffsat monitors previously re-configured by Ohmeda to include a detection circuit for diodes.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Consignees were notified via telephone on 5/18/07 and an "Important Voluntary Market Withdrawal Notice" letter on 5/23/07. The letter instructed consignees to segregate and return all affected devices. The letter included an "Acknowledgement of Market Withdrawal Notification" form for customer to complete and return to the recalling firm. For additional information, contact 1-800-825-5996.
Quantity in Commerce 41
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including states of AZ, CA, CO, FL, KY, LA, MA, NC, NJ, TX and UT.
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 = DQA and Original Applicant = EPIC MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SERVICES, INC.