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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 62780
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Bard Access Systems
City Salt Lake City
State UT
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-07
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern National US distribution only: MO, KS, AZ, OK, OR, AL, MA, TX, FL, MI, OH, LA, NJ, NC, WA, AR.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
16 Fr HemoStar XK Long-Term Hemodialysis Catheter, implanted Standard kit containing an AirGuard introducer. The device is used for patients requiring hemodialysis. The HemoStar XK catheter is made of radio-opaque polyurethane and allows for flow rates as high as 500 ml/min during hemodialysis treatment. Product Code 5883730 lot number REVK0125. Class III Bard Access Systems is recalling one lot of 16 Fr HemoStar XK Long Term Hemodialysis Catheters because they were identified with an incorrect expiration date, 03/2015 rather than 10/2013. 120 units Z-2277-2012