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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 11, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 65919
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Boston Scientific Corporation
City Maple Grove
State MN
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-07-31
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV,NH,NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC,SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, and WI. Internationally to Algeria, Finland, Japan, Spain, Australia, France, Latvia, Sweden, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Great Britain, Norway, Taiwan, Brazil, Greece, Panama, Turkey, Canada, Hong Kong, Poland, Unit.Arab Emir., China, India, Russian Fed., Colombia, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, Israel, South Africa, Denmark, Italy, and South Korea.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Boston Scientific, Small Peripheral Cutting BalloonTM, Sterilized using irradiation: The Peripheral Cutting Balloon Catheters are indicated for Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) of obstructive lesions of synthetic or native arteriovenous dialysis fistulae. 1) 4.00mm x 15mm Small Peripheral Cutting BalloonTM MonorailTM Microsurgical Dilatation Device, UPN #001BPM4015140F0, Catalogue # BPM4015140F & UPN # M001PCBM4015140F0, Catalogue # PCBM4015140F. 2) 4.00mm x 15mm Small Peripheral Cutting BalloonTM Over-the-Wire Microsurgical Dilatation Device, UPN # M001PCBO4015140F0, Catalogue # PCBO4015140F. UPN # 001BPM4015140F0, Catalogue #BPM4015140F. Lot#'s 15778169, 15735527, 15774378, 15788826, 15812347, 15824636, 15825277, 15836626, 15873338, 15891705, 15931291, 15945240, 16057260. UPN# M001PCBM4015140F0, Catalogue #PCBM4015140F, Lot #15756145. UPN # M001PCBO4015140F0, Catalogue #PCBO4015140F, Lot #'s 15688199, 15992736, 16066536, 16141255. Class II Boston Scientific is initiating a recall removal of the 4.0mm x 15mm size of Small Peripheral Cutting Balloon (Monorail and Over-the-Wire) Microsurgical Dilatation Devices and Flextome Cutting Balloon (Monorail and Over-the-Wire) Microsurgical Dilation Devices. Boston Scientific has determined that users may experience significant difficulty or inability to remove the protector cap from the device which may result in damage to the device. 1,331 Z-2137-2013
Boston Scientific, FlextomeTM Cutting BalloonTM, Sterilized using irradiation: 1) 4.00mm x 15mm FlextomeTM Cutting BalloonTM MonorailTM Microsurgical Dilatation Device, UPN #H749CBM3400150 Catalogue # CBM340015 & UPN# H749RB4400150 Catalogue # RB440015 2) 4.00mm x 15mm FlextomeTM Cutting BalloonTM Over-the-Wire Microsurgical Dilatation Device, UPN # H749CBO3400150, Catalogue # CBO340015 The Flextome Cutting Balloon Device is indicated for dilatation of stenoses in coronary arteries for the purpose of improving myocardial perfusion in those circumstances where a high pressure balloon resistant lesion is encountered. In addition, the target lesion should possess the following characteristics: " Discrete (< 15 mm in length), or tubular (10 to 20 mm in length) " Reference vessel diameter (RVD) of 2.00 mm - 4.00 mm " Readily accessible to the device " Light to moderate tortuosity of proximal vessel segment " Nonangulated lesion segment (< 45°) " Smooth angiographic contour " Absence of angiographically visible thrombus and/or calcification. UPN # Catalogue # Lot # H749CBM3400150 CBM340015 15777251, 15898645, 16125358. H749RB4400150 RB440015 15780571. H749CBO3400150 CBO340015 15854224. Class II Boston Scientific is initiating a recall removal of the 4.0mm x 15mm size of Small Peripheral Cutting Balloon (Monorail and Over-the-Wire) Microsurgical Dilatation Devices and Flextome Cutting Balloon (Monorail and Over-the-Wire) Microsurgical Dilation Devices. Boston Scientific has determined that users may experience significant difficulty or inability to remove the protector cap from the device which may result in damage to the device. 340 Z-2138-2013
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