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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 19, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 65046
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc
City Tempe
State AZ
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-04-16
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 Nationwide and Internationally to Europe.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
BARD Biopsy Systems UltraClip Dual Trigger breast tissue marker. Intended for use to attach to soft breast tissue at the surgical site during an open surgical breast biopsy. Affected Product Lots with the following Product Code and Lot Number combinations. Product Code 864017D 864017D 864017D 864017D 864017D 864017D 864017D 864017DL Lot Number HUWI1522 HUWI1941 HUWI1942 HUWI1943 HUWJ1851 HUWJ1852 HUWK0350 HUWJ1610 Class II Bard Peripheral Vascular (BPV) has confirmed that some devices with the recalled product code / lot number combination may have the metal tissue marker separated from the needle prior to use. 3,085 Z-1524-2013