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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 23, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Alligator Retrieval Device (ARD). Used in the peripheral and neurovasculature for foreign body removal.
Recall Number Z-1454-2014
Classification Class I
Code Info ARD Model/ Lot FA8881040 / 9769118 FA8881030 / 9816048 FA8881040 / 9754682 FA8881050 / 9772283 FA8881040 / 9752800 FA8881030 / 9751662 FA8881030 / 9773525 FA8881020 / 9832735 FA8881040 / 9757667 FA8881020 / 9774620 FA8881030 / 9834039 FA8881040 / 9758530 FA8881020 / 9774620 FA8881030 / 9834039 FA8881030 / 9758532 FA8881030 / 9783730 FA8881020 / 9836553 FA8881050 / 9760946 FA8881040 / 9786013 FA8881030 / 9834039 FA8881030 / 9761690 FA8881040 / 9787928 FA8881050 / 9848544 FA8881020 / 9761692 FA8881030 / 9791385 FA8881030 / 9848543 FA8881030 / 9758532 FA8881040 / 9793305 FA8881030 / 9853152 FA8881040 / 9764206 FA8881030 / 9798648 FA8881030 / 9854769 FA8881040 / 9764206 FA8881030 / 9798648 FA8881030 / 9858153 FA8881040 / 9764212 FA8881050 / 9801041 FA8881030 / 9865759 FA8881030 / 9766949 FA8881020 / 9811215 FA8881050 / 9868025 FA8881030 / 9769117 FA8881030 / 9813908
Product Distributed Qty 567 units total (323 units in US)
Reason For Recall Potential for the PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) coating to delaminate and detach from the delivery wire.

Event Detail

Event Id 67893
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Micro Therapeutics Inc, Dba Ev3 Neurovascular
City Irvine
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-04-01
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the countries of Australia, Germany, France, UK, Turkey, Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, , Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, and UAE.
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