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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 3, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64689
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Kimberly-Clark Corporation
City Roswell
State GA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-06
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 the states of AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI, and the countries of Canada, Australia, Belgium, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal, and Singapore.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
KIMGUARD Container Filters, 7.5in (19cm), Round and 9in. X 9in. (23cm x 23cm), Square. Intended to be used to enclose another medical device that is to be sterilized by a health care provider. Product Code 68507 (Round) Case Lot Numbers MF1284XXX, MF1287XXX, MF1294XXX, MF1316XXX, MF2012XXX, MF2055XXX, MF2086XXX, MF2098XXX, MF2115XXX, MF2146XXX, MF2178XXX, MF2188XXX, MF2196XXX, MF2210XXX, MF2228XXX, MF2243XXX, MF2264XXX, MF2271XXX, MF2285XXX, MF2328XXX, and MF2338XXX. Product Code 68509 (Square) Case Lot Numbers MF1279XXX, MF1287XXX, and MF1288XXX. Class II Some individual container filter units might contain thin areas that may potentially compromise the ability of the filter to maintain a sterile barrier. Code 68507 - 6420 cases; Code 68509 - 1281 cases Z-0995-2013