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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 2, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description FIBERNET Embolic Protection System: Recommended Vessel Diameter 6.0 -7.0 mm, Maximum Guidewire Diameter: 0.014 in (0.36mm) Rx only, Sterile; Manufactured in: Invatec S.P.A., 25030 Roncadelle, Italy; Manufacturer: Medtronic Inc. Minneapolis, MN 55432. The FiberNet Embolic Protection System is indicated for use as a guidewire and emboli protection system to capture and remove embolic material (thrombus/debris) produced while performing percutaneous transluminal interventional procedures in carotid arteries in high surgical risk patients with reference vessel diameters of 3.5 mm to 7.0 mm.
Recall Number Z-1305-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info US Model Number FBC 600700190, lot number 1E029750; International Model Number: FBN600700190: lot numbers 1E012916, 1E017817.
Product Distributed Qty 50 total, all sizes: 18 in US, 32 Internationally.
Reason For Recall Medtronic is recalling a specific subset of lot numbers of the FIBERNET Embolic Protection System (EPS) where the yellow polyimide tube on the FIBERNET EPS was not removed from the FIBERNET EPS during the manufacturing process and subsequently may remain on the FIBERNET EPS.

Event Detail

Event Id 67646
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
City Santa Rosa
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-03-03
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US including the states of IL, PA, MA, VA. RI and LA., and the countries of Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Kosovo, Slovakia and Spain.