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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 5, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 65073
Product Type Devices
Status Terminated
Recalling Firm Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
City Sunnyvale
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2011-09-23
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution - USA Nationwide and the countries of Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Tip Cover Accessory, 8 MM, MCS, box of 10 Product Usage: The disposable Tip cover accessory is used in conjunction with the 8mm Monopolar Curved Scissors Instruments to cut and coagulate tissue. The tip cover is intended to provide electrical insulation over a section of the Monopolar Curved Scissors instrument so that FR energy is only available at the scissors blades. Model numbers: 400180-10 and prior versions 400180-01, 400180-02, 400180-03, 400180-04, 400180-05, 400180-05, 400180-06. 400180-07, 400180-08 and 400180-09. Class II Clarification of existing labeling and related cautions for the tip cover accessory of the da Vinci Surgical System. 50,000 boxes of 10 tip covers Z-1425-2013