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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 16, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description 5X250 MM Curved Cannula, Arm 1 for use with daVinci SI Surgical System, model number IS3000. Intuitive Surgical 1266 Kifer Road Sunnyvale, CA 94086 The Intuitive Surgical da Vinci Single-Site Instruments and Accessories used with the da Vinci Si Surgical System (IS3000) are indicated for use by trained physicians in an operating room environment for endoscopic manipulation of tissue, grasping, cutting, blunt and sharp dissection, approximation,clip- ligation, electrocautery and suturing during single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy, benign hysterectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy with the da Vinci Single-Site Instruments and Accessories, including graspers, dissectors, needle drivers, scissors, suction irrigators,monopolar cautery, bipolar cautery, 5mm curved cannulae,5mm and 10 mm straight cannulae, flexible blunt obturators, and the 5mm Single-Site Port.
Recall Number Z-1334-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Part number 428071-03: Lot numbers: VE113001 VE121004 VE121205 VE122004 VE122604 VE123014 VE113401 VE121007 VE121407 VE122005 VE122901 VE123107 VE114001 VE121103 VE121410 VE122104 VE122904 VE123202 VE114401 VE121105 VE121604 VE122204 VE122908 VE120602 VE121109 VE121608 VE122302 VE122911 VE120701 VE121110 VE121804 VE122403 VE123007.
Product Distributed Qty 5217 total cannulae
Reason For Recall Intuitive Surgical has become aware of the potential for certain lots of the Single-Site 5mm Curved Cannulae to become damaged during use. The second part of this action is to update Single-Site labeling. These labeling changes instruct users how to inspect cannulae prior to use and to appropriately handle cannulae during use.

Event Detail

Event Id 67758
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
City Sunnyvale
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-03-13
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA and the countries of Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Lebanon, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.