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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 18, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Eon Mini Neurostimulation (IPG) System (Model 3788); The product is indicated as an aid in the management of chronic intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs including unilateral or bilateral pain associated with the following: failed back surgery syndrome, intractable low back and leg pain.
Recall Number Z-1983-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info Model Number 3788. All lots manufactured prior to September 20, 2010.
Product Distributed Qty 25, 255 devices
Reason For Recall The firm has received 112 complaints of the Eon Mini IPGs that lost the ability to communicate or recharge due to a workmanship issue resulting in loss of pain relief and subsequent explant. The firm has determined the cause of these reports to be related to process variances in the positioning of the internal battery and printed circuit board, causing a short, and therefore, prematurely depleting battery voltage.

Event Detail

Event Id 61151
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Advanced Neuromodulation Systems Inc.
City Plano
State TX
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2011-12-19
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and internationally to Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.