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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 14, 2014

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Event Detail

Event ID 67711
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Teleflex Medical
City Durham
State NC
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-03-11
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including the states of AL, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, and WI; and countries of Canada, Germany, and Ireland.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Deknatel Teleflex Medical Silk Black Braided Silk Suture Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture U.S.P. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Product Code X-6371M5 - Lot 02E0801603 Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1561-2014
Deknatel Teleflex Medical Stainless Steel 2 (metric 5) Monofilament Stainless Steel Suture, Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture, U.S.P. Used for fixation of bone fractures, for bone reconstructions, as a guide pin for insertion of other implants, or it may be implanted through the skin so that a pulling force (traction) may be applied to the skeletal system. Product Code X-4981M4 - Lot 02J0800451 Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1560-2014
Bard Fixt Suture Braided Polyester, Rx Only, Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC USA Assembled in Mexico. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Product Code H5300 - Lot 1450153E13 Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1559-2014
Fixt Suture Bonded Plus Violet Braided Polyglycolic Acid Coated Suture, Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Suture, Sterile, Rx Only, Teleflex Medical. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Product Code BON100 - Lot 02H1302839, 02J1101705, 02D1101137, 02F1103013, Product Code EP4049N - Lot 02A1003137 Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1558-2014
Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC, Polypropylene, Rx Only, Sterile, Distributed by Boston Scientific, Natick, MA; CAPIO Green Braided Coated Polyglycolic Acid Suture, Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Suture SUP, RX Only, Teleflex; Deklene II Polypropylene Blue Monofil, Blue Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture USP, Deknatel; Deklene MAXX, Blue Monofilament Polypropylene suture Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture USP, Deknatel. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Product Code 833-123 - Lot 02A0902858, 02D0900775, 02G1003092, 02H1100535, 02H1100536, 02K1102309, Product Code 833-124 - Lot 02A1200503, 02B1101450, 02C0903400, 02D0900010, 02D0900103, 02D1003285, 02D1003286 02F1302321, 02G1000045, 02G1300348, 02G1301122, 02H1100494, 02L0803407, 02L1100009, 02M1002289, 02M1101933, 02F1302322, Product Code 833-213 - Lot 02H1100687, Product Code D-5007K - Lot 02B1002310, 02C1103731, 02F1100069, 02H1102294, Product Code D-5007M4A - Lot 02M0902844, Product Code D-5007M4K - Lot 02C1002252, 02F1100124, Product Code D-7016M4K - Lot 02G1301749, Product Code D-7070K - Lot 02A1103450, 02B1002276, Product Code D-7070M4K - Lot 02C1103707, 02F1301100, 02G1100876, 02G1301739, 02F1101036, 02J1301343, 02K0900010, Product Code D-7076M1K - Lot 02H1103237, Product Code D-7375K - Lot 02A1201015, Product Code D-793M4K - Lot 02L1002488, Product Code ED-6072 - Lot 02C1002218, 02E1002342, 02J0902517, Product Code ED-6276 - Lot 02F0902457, Product Code ED-6896 - Lot 02A0902278, 02B0900089, 02B0901762, 02C0900661, 02C1002207, 02D0900634, 02D1100186, 02E0901921, 02E0902608, 02E1301581, 02H1300608, 02J0900501, 02K0901590, 02K0902406, 02L0900676, 02M0901869, 02G1301755, Product Code ED-852 - Lot 02G1002594, Product Code ED-863 - Lot 02B0902976, 02D0902457, 02M0901348. Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1557-2014
Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC, Braided Polyester Rx Only, Sterile, Distributed by Boston Scientific, Natick, MA; Tevdek II, Green Braided PTFE Impregnated Polyester Fiber, Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture, USP Sterile, Deknatel; Tevdek II, White Braided PTFE, Impregnated Polyester Fiber, Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture, USP, Sterile, Deknatel; Silky II Polydek White Braided PTFE, Impregnated Polyester Fiber, Nonabsorbable surgical Suture, USP, Sterile, Deknatel; Silky II Polydek, Green Braided PTFE, Impregnated Polyester Fiber, Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture, USP, Sterile, Deknatel; Polylene Green Braided Polyester Suture Nonabsorbable surgical Suture, USP, Deknatel; Bard FIXT Braided Polyester, Green PTFE Rx Only, Teleflex Research Triangle Park, NC USA, Assembled in Mexico. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Product Code 0100019-507 -Lot 02F1301128, Product Code 6-511 - Lot 02M0800561, Product Code 6-559 - Lot 02A0800005, Product Code 69-403 - Lot 02H0802530, Product Code 7-5008M4 - Lot 02C0900466, Product Code 7-518 - Lot 02E1302561, Product Code 7-565 - Lot 02B1100185, Product Code 7-655A - Lot 02C0901963, Product Code 7-655A - Lot 02M0800836, Product Code 7-740 - Lot 02L1000536, Product Code 833-114 - Lot 02A1202112, 02C0902841, 02C0903374, 02D1202794, 02F0902697, 02K1100404, 02L1202369, 02M0802509, Product Code E13-6351 - Lot 02F0902446, Product Code E13-6354 - Lot 02F0902439, Product Code E13-6399 - Lot 02F0902436, Product Code E6-545 Lot 02F0902443, Product Code E7-4578 Lot 02D0901672, Product Code RN6-5106M5 - Lot 02F1003837, Product Code RN7-536M5 - Lot 02A0801205, Product Code TEV100 - Lot 02G1101500, Product Code V-2599 - Lot 02F0802055, 02F0802055, Product Code X-5424 - Lot 02B0900765, Product Code X6-692W - Lot 02C0803135, Product Code X7-655M6A - Lot 02A0900806, 02A0902742, 02C0900446, 02H1003233, Product Code XF7-7011 - Lot 02A0901594 Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1556-2014
Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture, U.S.P., Sterile - Do Not Resterilize, Deknatel. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation. Product Code 1154654 - Lot 02K0801212 Class II Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use. 32,271 ea. Z-1555-2014
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