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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 13, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 66368
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Baylis Medical Corp *
City Montreal
Country CA
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-09-23
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide in the states of : NE, NH, NC, FL, PA, VA, MI, CA, AL, and TN and the countries of China, Canada, Saudi Arabia, and Italy.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Baylis Medical TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath, Rx Only, non-pyrogenic, sterile. Product Usage: The TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath kit (K102948) is a single use device consisting of three components: a sheath, a dilator, and a J-tipped guidewire. The kit is designed for safe and easy catheterization and angiography of specific heart chambers and locations. Part No. TF8-32-63-135, Lot TFFB070912; Part No.TF8-32-63-37, Lot TFFA310812; Part. No. TF8-32-63-37, Lot TFFB290113; Part No. TF8-32-63-45, Lot TFFA290113; Part No. TF8-32-63-45, Lot TFFB310812; Part No. TF8-32-63-45, Lot TFFC221211; Part No. TF8-32-63-55, Lot TFFA051212; Part No. TF8-32-63-55, Lot TFFA230812; Part No. TF8-32-63-55, Lot TFFB221211; Part No. TF8-32-63-55, Lot TFFB230113; Part No. TF8-32-63-90, Lot TFFA070213; Part No. TF8-32-63-90, Lot TFFA070912; Part No. TF8-32-81-135, Lot TFFH070912; Part No. TF8-32-81-37, Lot TFFD070912; Part No. TF8-32-81-45, Lot TFFE070912; Part No. TF8-32-81-55, Lot TFFF070912; Part No. TF8-32-81-90, Lot TFFG070912; Part No. TF8-38-62-S, Lot TFFA201212; Part No. TF85-32-63-37, Lot TFFC070912; Part No. TF85-32-63-45, Lot TFFA221211; Part No. TF85-32-63-45, Lot TFFA250512; Part No. TF85-32-63-45, Lot TFFC051212; Part No. TF85-32-63-45, Lot TFFC230812; Part No. TF85-32-63-55, Lot TFFA230113; Part No. TF85-32-63-55, Lot TFFA290812; Part No. TF85-32-63-55, Lot TFFB070612; Part No. TF85-32-63-90, Lot TFFB230812; Part No. TF85-32-63-90, Lot TFFC260413; Part No. TF85-32-63-90, Lot TFFC280213; Part No. TF85-32-63-90, Lot TFFF070213; Part No. TF85-32-81-135, Lot TFFC280912; Part No. TF85-32-81-37, Lot TFFA280912; and Part No. TF85-32-81-90, Lot TFFB280912 Class I The TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath Kits are being recalled due to the possibility that the sheath could remove particulate of less than 5 mm from the dilator. The particulate could potentially migrate into a patients bloodstream. 370 devices Z-0085-2014