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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 12, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64631
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Medtronic Xomed, Inc.
City Jacksonville
State FL
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-04
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, and WA; and countries of : Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland and United Kingdom.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
REF 8229705 x1 NIM TriVantage EMG Endotracheal Tube 5.0 mm I.D. x 6.5 mm O.D. Medtronic Xomed, Inc., 6743 Southpoint Drive North, Jacksonville, FL 32216-0980 USA STERILE Rx Only The electrodes are designed to make contact with the patient's vocal cords to facilitate electromyographic (EMG) monitoring of the laryngeal musculature during surgery when connected to a multi-channel EMG neuromonitoring device. Product Catalog Numbers: REF 8229705, 8229706, 8229707, 8229708, 8229709, 8229735, 8229736, 8229737, 8229738, 8229739. Lot Numbers: 205830052 to 206486732. 0206516104, 0206516105, 0206516106, 0206516108, 0206520224, 0206520225, 0206520226, 0206520227, 0206520228, 0206520358, 0206542163, 0206545356, 0206545502. Class I In March 2013, Medtronic issued a recall of the NIM TriVantage EMG Endotracheal Tube due to cuff leakage in the intraoperative cuff deflation which then requires re-inflation or replacement of the deflated tube in order to ensure the continued ventilation of the patient. 2,591 units Z-1420-2013