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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 9, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Companion External Battery, Part Number: 293001-001 The Companion External Battery is a component of the Companion 2 Driver System and the Companion Driver System. Both Driver Systems, with the temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) are indicated for use as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant-eligible candidates at risk of imminent death from biventricular failure.
Recall Number Z-0620-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Serial # Lot# 00067 11/12 00071 11/12 00073 11/12 00076 11/12 00079 11/12 00085 11/12 00086 11/12 00087 11/12 00089 28/12 00091 28/12 00092 28/12 00093 28/12 00094 28/12 00095 28/12 00098 28/12 00099 28/12 00101 28/12 00102 28/12 00103 28/12 00104 28/12 00105 28/12 00106 28/12 00107 28/12 00108 28/12 00109 28/12 00110 28/12 00111 28/12 00112 28/12 00113 28/12 00114 28/12 00115 28/12 00116 28/12 00117 28/12 00118 28/12 00119 28/12 00120 28/12 00121 28/12 00122 28/12 00123 28/12 00124 28/12 00125 28/12 00126 28/12 00127 28/12 00128 28/12 00129 28/12 00130 28/12 00131 28/12 00132 28/12 00133 28/12 00134 28/12 00135 28/12 00136 28/12 00137 28/12 00138 28/12 00139 28/12 00140 28/12 00141 28/12 00142 28/12 00143 28/12 00144 28/12 00145 28/12 00146 28/12 00147 28/12 00148 28/12 00068 11/12 00069 11/12 00070 11/12 00072 11/12 00075 11/12 00077 11/12 00078 11/12 00080 11/12 00081 11/12 00082 11/12 00083 11/12 00084 11/12 00088 11/12 00090 28/12 00096 28/12 00097 28/12 00100 28/12
Product Distributed Qty 81 units
Reason For Recall Syncardia Systems is recalling the Companion External Batteries used with the Companion 2 Driver System because they may potentially be at risk of thermal events and/or other physical damage such as melting, charring and/or burning.

Event Detail

Event Id 63915
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm SynCardia Systems Inc.
City Tucson
State AZ
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-05
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution -- US (nationwide)
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