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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of December 12, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description NeptuneĀ® 2 Rover - ULTRA ~230V ~ 50 Hz 12A REF 0702-002-000, Rx Caution, consult accompanying documents Consult instructions for use, Max Vacuum; 21.0 in-Hg, 530 mm-Hg, The Neptune Waste Management System consists of a mobile rover unit used to suction and collect fluid waste, small debris and electrocautery smoke from a surgical site. Mobility allows the rover unit to be relocated to a waste disposal area where the rovers collection canisters can be emptied, via the docking station. Intended to be used in the Operating Room, Surgical Centers and Doctors Offices to collect and dispose of surgical fluid waste as well as collect smoke from electrocautery or laser devices.
Recall Number Z-0455-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Part 0702-002-000 (230v) Lot 0733700353 through 1036100423
Product Distributed Qty 154
Reason For Recall Beginning May 24, 2011 Stryker Neptune 2 (N2) Waste Management Systems castors were replaced with a new castor design because investigation found the old design had the potential for the casters to bind compromising the Rover's ability to roll. This can result in additional strain on the operator, due to multiple exposures resulting in back pain.

Event Detail

Event Id 63634
Product Type Devices
Status Completed
Recalling Firm Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation
City Portage
State MI
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2011-05-24
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) and Pacific countries, and the countries of EEMEA, Canada, Latin America, and Japan.