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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of February 27, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Vascular Solutions, SuperCross Microcatheter, Sterilized using ethylene oxide, Rx Only, Model numbers 5300 - 5307, 5324, 5325, 5329, 5332, 5336, 5340, and 5341. Product Usage: The SuperCross catheter is intended to be used in conjunction with steerable guidewires to access discrete regions of the coronary and/or peripheral vasculature. It may be used to facilitate placement and exchange of guidewires and other interventional devices and to subselectively infuse/deliver diagnostic and therapeutic agents
Recall Number Z-0868-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info 559450, 551750, 552370, 552761, 552840, 552954, 553267, 553647, 553931, 554269, 554270, 554413. 555958, 557192, 557824, 558222, 558894, 559827, 560215, 551751, 552371, 552841, 553090, 553218, 553434, 553529, 554029, 554268, 554271, 555759, 555953, 557251, 559570, 559981, 560253, 560079, 560080, 554123, 556182, 558905, 560114, 554210, 555991, 556842, 557253, 554209, 555223, 555992, 556536, 556747, 557124, 558327, 558991, 560115, 561206, 554208, 555490, 555993, 556674, 556843, 558018, 558798, 559707, 560433, 561207, 554040, 555007, 555224, 555358, 558542, 560434, 561459, 554122, 555008, 555225, 555994, 558992, 561208, 560221, 560222, 560223, 560995, 560996.
Product Distributed Qty 4731
Reason For Recall Vascular Solutions, Inc has discovered a potential problem with a number of lots of Supercross microcatheters. A potential for surface contamination on aged catheters was observed during in-house testing.

Event Detail

Event Id 64215
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Vascular Solutions, Inc.
City Maple Grove
State MN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-01-29
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide including the states of AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, CD, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL ,IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI,MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT VA, WA, WV, WI, WY and AUSTRIA, CANDA, DENMARK, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, HUNGARY, ISRAEL,. ITALY, MEXICO, NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, TAIWAN, TURKEY, UNITED KINGDOM.
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