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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 17, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description The Eon Mini Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG) is a 16-channel, rechargeable, multi-program system that allows the connection of one or two leads with four, eight, and 16 electrode leads. It is powered by a hermetically sealed battery within a titanium case. It uses microelectronic circuitry to generate constant current electrical stimulation. Stimulation programs can be delivered as either single stimulation or MultiStim programs depending on patients need. Product Usage: Eon Mini system is indicated as an aid in the management of chronic intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs including unilateral or bilateral pain associated with the following: failed back surgery syndrome, intractable low back and leg pain.
Recall Number Z-0025-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Eon Mini - 3788 (IPG), Multiple Serial Numbers
Product Distributed Qty 56 units
Reason For Recall Eon Mini IPGs manufactured in April 2012 could potentially exhibit a sudden, brief surge in stimulation that would be felt by the patient as uncomfortable or painful. SJMs routine testing, monitoring, and analysis of manufacturing processes identified three lots of Eon Mini IPGs that the internal battery has the potential to come into contact with the internal microcontroller board.

Event Detail

Event Id 63154
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Advanced Neuromodulation Systems Inc.
City Plano
State TX
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-04
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern US Nationwide Distribution