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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 19, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62807
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
City Sunnyvale
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-09
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the countries of Australia, Canada, and Lebanon

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Tip Cover for 8mm Monopolar Curved Scissors (Hot Shears)Accessory, Disposable, 8mm MCS, Box of 10. The intended use of the Tip Cover Accessory is to provide dielectric insulation over a section of the Monopolar Curved Scissor instrument so that RF energy is only available at the scissor blades. The Monopolar Curved Scissors are intended for endoscopic manipulation of tissue, including: cutting, blunt and sharp dissection, electrocautery. This accessory is to be used with the Intuitive Surgical Endoscopic Instrument Control Systems (da Vinci, da Vinci S and da Vinci Si Surgical Systems Models IS1200, 12000, ISSOQO). Model No. 400180-12 Lot No: M10120601 M10120430 M10120329 M10120312 M10111214 M10120516 M10120426 M10120321 M10120208 M10111208 M10120510 M10120419 M10120317 M10120207 M10111201 M10120507 M10120413 M10120315 M10120130 M10111028 Class II There is potential for the sterility of the product to be compromised. 11,121 Boxes Z-2339-2012