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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 14, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC, Polypropylene, Rx Only, Sterile, Distributed by Boston Scientific, Natick, MA; CAPIO Green Braided Coated Polyglycolic Acid Suture, Synthetic Absorbable Surgical Suture SUP, RX Only, Teleflex; Deklene II Polypropylene Blue Monofil, Blue Monofilament Polypropylene Suture, Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture USP, Deknatel; Deklene MAXX, Blue Monofilament Polypropylene suture Nonabsorbable Surgical Suture USP, Deknatel. Indicated for use in soft tissue approximation.
Recall Number Z-1557-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Product Code 833-123 - Lot 02A0902858, 02D0900775, 02G1003092, 02H1100535, 02H1100536, 02K1102309, Product Code 833-124 - Lot 02A1200503, 02B1101450, 02C0903400, 02D0900010, 02D0900103, 02D1003285, 02D1003286 02F1302321, 02G1000045, 02G1300348, 02G1301122, 02H1100494, 02L0803407, 02L1100009, 02M1002289, 02M1101933, 02F1302322, Product Code 833-213 - Lot 02H1100687, Product Code D-5007K - Lot 02B1002310, 02C1103731, 02F1100069, 02H1102294, Product Code D-5007M4A - Lot 02M0902844, Product Code D-5007M4K - Lot 02C1002252, 02F1100124, Product Code D-7016M4K - Lot 02G1301749, Product Code D-7070K - Lot 02A1103450, 02B1002276, Product Code D-7070M4K - Lot 02C1103707, 02F1301100, 02G1100876, 02G1301739, 02F1101036, 02J1301343, 02K0900010, Product Code D-7076M1K - Lot 02H1103237, Product Code D-7375K - Lot 02A1201015, Product Code D-793M4K - Lot 02L1002488, Product Code ED-6072 - Lot 02C1002218, 02E1002342, 02J0902517, Product Code ED-6276 - Lot 02F0902457, Product Code ED-6896 - Lot 02A0902278, 02B0900089, 02B0901762, 02C0900661, 02C1002207, 02D0900634, 02D1100186, 02E0901921, 02E0902608, 02E1301581, 02H1300608, 02J0900501, 02K0901590, 02K0902406, 02L0900676, 02M0901869, 02G1301755, Product Code ED-852 - Lot 02G1002594, Product Code ED-863 - Lot 02B0902976, 02D0902457, 02M0901348.
Product Distributed Qty 32,271 ea.
Reason For Recall Product does not meet minimum needle attachment strength requirements; thus, the needle can become detached from the suture during use.

Event Detail

Event Id 67711
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Teleflex Medical
City Durham
State NC
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-03-11
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including the states of AL, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, and WI; and countries of Canada, Germany, and Ireland.