Class 2 Device Recall Burrs
|Date Initiated by Firm
||August 08, 2008
|Date Posting Updated
||January 13, 2009
||Terminated 3 on April 26, 2011
|Recall Event ID
||Burrs - Product Code GFF
Surgical instruments motors and accessories are AC-powered, battery-powered, or air-powered devices intended for use during surgical procedures to provide power to operate various accessories or attachments to cut hard tissue or bone and soft tissue.
| Sterilmed Inc
11400 73rd Ave N Ste 100
Osseo MN 55369-5562
|For Additional Information Contact
|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
|Packaging process control
||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
||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 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.