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 Class 2 Recall
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Date Posted February 06, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated on August 06, 2009
Recall Number Z-0973-2009
Recall Event ID 50848
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Saline, Vascular Access Flush - Product Code NGT
Product Sterile Field Saline Flush; 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP; Rx Only; Single Use. Excelsior Medical, Neptune, NJ. This product is used for the flushing of venous access devices and intravenous tubing.
Code Information Product codes: E0100 20, 100 92-240 and 100 92-30: External Lot #/Expiration Date 01-003-DS 9/1/2008, 34-021-BB 10/1/2008, 46-060-9D 10/1/2008, 34-023-BB 10/1/2008, 08-024-DS 5/1/2009, 09-005-DS 7/1/2009, 58-012-9D 10/1/2009, 58-025-9D 10/1/2009, 58-042-9D 10/1/2009, 59-007-9D 11/1/2009, 11-013-DS 7/1/2009, 12-011-DS 7/1/2009, 60-015-9D 12/1/2009, 60-020-9D 12/1/2009, 62-024-9D 2/1/2010, 62-025-9D 2/1/2010, 63-032-9D 3/1/2010, 64-027-9D 4/1/2010, 65-008-9D 5/1/2010, 19-002-DS 4/1/2010, 19-015-DS 5/1/2010, 66-029-9D 6/1/2010, 20-008-DS 5/1/2010, 67-036-9D 7/1/2010, 69-021-9D 9/1/2010, 69-036-9D 9/1/2010, 70-018-9D 10/1/2010, 23-014-DS 8/1/2010 and 24-019-DS 8/1/2010.
Recalling Firm/
Excelsior Medical Corp
1933 Heck Ave
Neptune, New Jersey 07753
For Additional Information Contact Lohn Linfonte
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Sterility Issue: There is the possibility that the affected lots have pouches that were not sealed properly and could potentially compromise the external sterility of the syringes.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
PRODUCTION CONTROLS: Packaging Process Control
Action An Urgent Medical Device Recall letter (dated January 13, 2009) was sent to consignees via certified mail, with return receipt requested. The letter provided the reason for the recall and instructions to discontinue use and return (or destroy) the recalled product. The letter also instructed customers to complete the enclosed Customer Reply Form and fax (866-360-6211) to Excelsior Medical Corporation. If the affected product is destroyed on site, fax a copy of the certificate of destruction with the completed Customer Reply Form. Arrangements will be made by Excelsior Medical Corporation for the return of recalled product. Please direct questions to Excelsior Medical Customer Service at 800-487-4276.
Quantity in Commerce 341,580 units
Distribution Nationwide Distribution.
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 = NGT and Original Applicant = EXCELSIOR MEDICAL CORP.