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Class 2 Device Recall Reprocessed Balloon Inflation Device

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 Class 2 Recall
Reprocessed Balloon Inflation Device
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Date Posted January 13, 2009
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0546-2009
Recall Event ID 49510
Product Classification Injector And Syringe, Angiographic, Balloon Inflation, Reprocessed - Product Code NKU
Product Balloon Inflation Device Model #'s: MED15-105 MED15-106 and SCI04527-01 The reprocessed Balloon inflation device is intended for use with balloon dilatation catheters to create and monitor pressure in the ballon and to deflate the ballon.
Code Information n/a
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Sterilmed Inc
11400 73rd Ave N Ste 100
Osseo, Minnesota 55369-5562
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
SteriMed, Inc is conducting a product removal of a small group of devices individually packaged and sealed within a pouch. The removal is being conducted because the possibility exists that some of the pouches were not properly sealed on one end. A breach in packaging seal or a failure in packaging integrity has the possibility of risk to the patient in terms of transmitting organisms capable
FDA Determined
Cause 2
PRODUCTION CONTROLS: Packaging Process Control
Action Consignees were notified of the recall via verbal communication in person by on-site technician and or their local sales representative on 8/8/08. Others were contacted via fax or e-mail followed by on-site visits 8/11/08. SteriMed also provided consignees (Materials Manager/Risk Manager) with a "Urgent Product Removal" recall letter (August 14, 2008) in person informing them of the potential of receiving affected product. Included in the Product Removal Notification was a Customer Reply Form to inventory quantity of product received and quantity returned. Contact SterilMed, Inc. at 1-888-541-0078 for assistance.
Quantity in Commerce 85
Distribution AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, and WV OUS: 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.
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