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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 14, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 65482
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Cordis Corporation
City Miami Lakes
State FL
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-29
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 in the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, Ny, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, including Hawaii and Puerto Rico and the countries of Canada & Panama

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Cordis OPTEASE Retrieval Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter***REF Cat. No.***466F220A and 466F220B***Vena Cava Filter and Introduction Kit***(BRITE TIP Catheter Sheath Introducer and Angiographic Vessel Dilator)***Cordis***a Johnson and Johnson Company***ENDOVASCULAR*** Label No. SB 10247519.2/***LB466F220AO.5***omoraoro/2012.050794***Do not resterilize***. Product Usage: The OPTEASE Vena Cava Filter is indicated for use in the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE) via percutaneous placement in the vena cava in several situations: Pulmonary thromboembolism when anticoagulants are contraindicated; Failure of anticoagulant therapy for thromboembolic disease; Emergency treatment following massive pulmonary embolism where anticipated benefits of conventional therapy are reduced and Chronic, recurrent pulmonary embolism where anticoagulant therapy has failed, or is contraindicated. Model Numbers 466F220A and 466F220B. Class I Correction to provide clarification and additional labeling to minimize likelihood on implanting filter backwards. 33,000 units Z-1887-2013