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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 24 Fr 8mm Sft Flow Straight The Sarns" Aortic Cannula is indicated for use in perfusion of the ascending aorta during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. These devices are indicated for up to 6 hours of use.
Recall Number Z-0458-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info catalog number: 5847 and lot number: 0582251 and 0586068
Product Distributed Qty 5760 total
Reason For Recall Based on a review retrospective review of quality data, the presence of plastic flash was identified at the tip of certain lots of Sarns" Soft-Flow" Aortic Cannula. The plastic flash has the potential to detach and contribute to an adverse patient effect. While this potential failure has not been reported from the field as an observed defect, it was determined that the product does not meet specifications and this condition could result in an unacceptable clinical impact.

Event Detail

Event Id 63407
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
City Ann Arbor
State MI
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-11-21
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL , CA , CO , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MI , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NY , OH , PA , TN , TX , VA , and WI. Internationally to Australia,United Arab Emirates (UAE), Singapore, USA, Malaysia, BELGIUM, Japan, and CANADA.