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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 11, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Boston Scientific, FlextomeTM Cutting BalloonTM, Sterilized using irradiation: 1) 4.00mm x 15mm FlextomeTM Cutting BalloonTM MonorailTM Microsurgical Dilatation Device, UPN #H749CBM3400150 Catalogue # CBM340015 & UPN# H749RB4400150 Catalogue # RB440015 2) 4.00mm x 15mm FlextomeTM Cutting BalloonTM Over-the-Wire Microsurgical Dilatation Device, UPN # H749CBO3400150, Catalogue # CBO340015 The Flextome Cutting Balloon Device is indicated for dilatation of stenoses in coronary arteries for the purpose of improving myocardial perfusion in those circumstances where a high pressure balloon resistant lesion is encountered. In addition, the target lesion should possess the following characteristics: " Discrete (< 15 mm in length), or tubular (10 to 20 mm in length) " Reference vessel diameter (RVD) of 2.00 mm - 4.00 mm " Readily accessible to the device " Light to moderate tortuosity of proximal vessel segment " Nonangulated lesion segment (< 45°) " Smooth angiographic contour " Absence of angiographically visible thrombus and/or calcification.
Recall Number Z-2138-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info UPN # Catalogue # Lot # H749CBM3400150 CBM340015 15777251, 15898645, 16125358. H749RB4400150 RB440015 15780571. H749CBO3400150 CBO340015 15854224.
Product Distributed Qty 340
Reason For Recall Boston Scientific is initiating a recall removal of the 4.0mm x 15mm size of Small Peripheral Cutting Balloon (Monorail and Over-the-Wire) Microsurgical Dilatation Devices and Flextome Cutting Balloon (Monorail and Over-the-Wire) Microsurgical Dilation Devices. Boston Scientific has determined that users may experience significant difficulty or inability to remove the protector cap from the device which may result in damage to the device.

Event Detail

Event Id 65919
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Boston Scientific Corporation
City Maple Grove
State MN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-07-31
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV,NH,NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC,SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, and WI. Internationally to Algeria, Finland, Japan, Spain, Australia, France, Latvia, Sweden, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Great Britain, Norway, Taiwan, Brazil, Greece, Panama, Turkey, Canada, Hong Kong, Poland, Unit.Arab Emir., China, India, Russian Fed., Colombia, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, Israel, South Africa, Denmark, Italy, and South Korea.
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