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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 28, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description GYRUS ACMI, REF 3740, Everest BiCOAG Bipolar Dissecting Forceps 5mm/45 cm, Sterile EO. GYRUS ACMI, REF 3740PK, or REF 94201PK, PKS LYONS, Dissecting Forceps 5mm/45cm, Sterile EO. The Dissectors are sterile, single use electrosurgical devices that are indicated for the electrosurgical coagulation, mechanical grasping, and dissection of tissue during the performance of laparoscopic and general surgical procedures.
Recall Number Z-1983-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info REF 3740 150080AC 258624MC G166568CC 381809KD 408020AE JF480565 NY492562 REF 3740PK 128971JB 226730IC 226742IC 226743IC 431894CE 431895CE G128677JB REF 94201PK 102290EB 147428AC 167021CC 198596GC 204439HC 204451HC 249022KC 278142BD 320659DD 344712FD 363953ID 373761JD 389095MD 418231BE G386412KD G461037EE JF493195
Product Distributed Qty 1140
Reason For Recall On April 29, 2013 Olympus Surgical Technologies America R&D received results from an accelerated aging study conducted as part of a new market submission. The study found that one of 60 Dissector units that underwent 3 year accelerated aging failed the dye penetration test indicating that the seal on sterile packaging was compromised. The dissector products are labeled with a 3 year shelf life.

Event Detail

Event Id 65785
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Gyrus Medical, Inc
City Osseo
State MN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-07-24
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS,KY, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NY, NC, OH, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA and WI., and the countries of BRAZIL, CHINA, AUSTRALIA, CHINA, GERMANY and INDIA.