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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 18, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 61793
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Civco Medical Instruments Inc
City Kalona
State IA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-07
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including WI, CA, MA, IN, WA, and NJ. Foreign distribution was made to Germany, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Japan, Italy, Korea, and France.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
CIVCO VirtuTRAX Instrument Navigator, Reusable non-sterile general purpose driveBAY, trakSTAR, electromagnetic sensor (8mm) with VirtuTRAX instrument navigator and (8.9 tapered to 1.3 x 147cm) telescopically-folded CIV-Flex sensor covers (5), Ref. 5350925. The firm name on the label is CIVCO, Kalona, IA. The kit contains sensor component part number 410-240. The general purpose sensor within the kit is intended to provide physicians with tools for electromagnetic tracking of instruments with respect to image data. The sensors are designed to attach to custom reusable tracking bracket for leading transducers and other medical devices Lot numbers M560850, M682770, M725050, M725060, M751430, M753340, M753350, M753360, M753370, M770940, M779830, M779840, M790710, M790720, M790730, M790740, M798560, M813890, and M840810. Class II The general purpose electromagnetic sensor was incorrectly calibrated causing potential variability in the projected position of the needle path with the ultrasound device. 221 kits Z-1952-2012
CIVCO General Purpose Sensor, Non-sterile reusable general purpose electromagnetic sensor for use with 3D Guidance driveBAY, driveBAY 2, trakSTAR, or trakSTAR2 trackers, Ref. 10441627. The firm name on the label is CIVCO, Kalona, IA. The kit contains sensor component part number 410-240. The general purpose sensor within the kit is intended to provide physicians with tools for electromagnetic tracking of instruments with respect to image data. The sensors are designed to attach to custom reusable tracking bracket for leading transducers and other medical devices Lot numbers M867430 and M873080 Class II The general purpose electromagnetic sensor was incorrectly calibrated causing potential variability in the projected position of the needle path with the ultrasound device. 30 kits Z-1953-2012
CIVCO General Purpose Sensor, Non-sterile reusable general purpose electromagnetic sensor for use with 3D Guidance driveBAY, driveBAY 2, trakSTAR, or trakSTAR2 trackers, Ref. 610-1066. The firm name on the label is CIVCO, Kalona, IA. The kit contains sensor component part number 410-240. The general purpose sensor within the kit is intended to provide physicians with tools for electromagnetic tracking of instruments with respect to image data. The sensors are designed to attach to custom reusable tracking bracket for leading transducers and other medical devices Lot numbers M436540, M468460, M469640, M495160, M495190, M523420, M524580, M555880, M563330, M577940, M590400, M597880, M643870, M673080, M685650, M708280, M717280, M726110, M726130, M736410, M782740, M799860, M817860, and M840610. Class II The general purpose electromagnetic sensor was incorrectly calibrated causing potential variability in the projected position of the needle path with the ultrasound device. 100 kits Z-1954-2012
CIVCO General Purpose Sensor, Non-sterile reusable general purpose electromagnetic sensor, for use with 3D Guidance medSAFE trackers, Ref. 610-1067. The firm name on the label is CIVCO, Kalona, IA. The kit contains sensor component part number 410-240. The general purpose sensor within the kit is intended to provide physicians with tools for electromagnetic tracking of instruments with respect to image data. The sensors are designed to attach to custom reusable tracking bracket for leading transducers and other medical devices Lot number M713910 Class II The general purpose electromagnetic sensor was incorrectly calibrated causing potential variability in the projected position of the needle path with the ultrasound device. 9 kits Z-1955-2012
CIVCO VirtuTRAX Instrument Navigator, Reusable non-sterile general purpose driveBAY, trakSTAR, electromagnetic sensor (8mm) with VirtuTRAX Instrument navigator and (8.9 tapered to 1.3 x 147cm) telescopically-folded CIV-Flex sensor covers (5), Ref. 610-1080. The firm name on the label is CIVCO, Kalona, IA. The kit contains sensor component part number 410-240. The general purpose sensor within the kit is intended to provide physicians with tools for electromagnetic tracking of instruments with respect to image data. The sensors are designed to attach to custom reusable tracking bracket for leading transducers and other medical devices Lot numbers M493010, M493220, M708150, M710060, M783360, M803040, M803520, M808870, M823690, M832260, M840620, M848450, M855680, and M871810. Class II The general purpose electromagnetic sensor was incorrectly calibrated causing potential variability in the projected position of the needle path with the ultrasound device. 24 kits Z-1956-2012
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