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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 5, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62705
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien LP)
City Boulder
State CO
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-01
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries including: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Deutchland, France, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and Uruguay.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
DGPHP RFA High-Power Single Use Grounding Pads and Cool-Tip RFA Electrode Kits (containing DGPHP RFA High-Power single use grounding pads) The product is used during ablation surgical procedures. ACT1020, 168583 through , 210055X; ACTC1525, 168575 through, 208115X; ACT1030, 171291 through , 209598X; ACTC2025, 168853 through, 209457X; ACT1507, 168576 through, 209455X; SWCT1530, 170383 through, 210057X; ACT1510, 170882 through , 207901X; SWCT15303, 169683 through, 207900X; ACT1520, 168571 through, 210054X; SWCT1540, 170384 through, 197330; ACT1530, 169419 through, 209547X; SWCT20303, 191407 through, 191407; ACT2020, 168854 through, 210720X; SWCT2303, 195745 through, 195745; ACT2030, 168574 through, 209453X; SWCT2530, 205456 through, 205456; ACT2530, 169684 through, 209599X; SWCT25303, 177906 through, 213729X; ACTC1025, 171300 through, 208194X; SWCT2540, 191404 through, 205455, , , , DGPHP, 162732 through, 214867X, Class II Covidien is conducting a recall of various production lots of DGHP RFA High Power single use grounding pads and Cool-tip RFA Electrode Kits due to the potential for foil degradation on the DGP-HP single use grounding pad which may result in an electrical burn to the patient at the application site. 184,934 units Z-2301-2012