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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 2, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Smiths Medical, Deltec: REF 21-8011-24 Port-A-Cath Dual-Lumen. Titanium Venous Access System. REF 21-8052-24 & REF 21-8053-24 , Port-A-Cath II Dual-Lumen, Polysulfone /Titanium Venous Access System. Sterile EO, Rx Only. PORT-A-CATH® and PORT-A-CATH® II implantable venous and arterial access systems are designed to permit repeated access to the vascular system for the parenteral delivery of medications, fluids, and nutritional solutions and for the sampling of venous blood. Introducer sets are indicated for the introduction of catheters into the subclavian vein.
Recall Number Z-2269-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info 21-8011-24: 1971567 1979805 1984078 1997124 2006124 2038001 2090898 2151160 2196530 2216256 2249695 21-8052-24: 1971572 2012472 2022904 2067947 2080704 2146472 2168988 2196532 2207404 2237458 2249696 2269178 2282158 21-8053-24: 2168989 2249697
Product Distributed Qty 372
Reason For Recall Smiths Medical is conducting a voluntary recall of PORT-A-CATH® and PORT-A-CATH® II Implantable Venous and Arterial Access Systems and Introducer Sets. Smiths Medical has become aware of a small number of customer reports regarding the introducer sheath and the introducer opening being too small for the width of the catheter with the use of these Sets. Smiths Medical has received no reports of serious injury or death related to this issue.

Event Detail

Event Id 66234
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Smiths Medical ASD, Inc.
City Saint Paul
State MN
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-09-10
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including AZ, AR, CA, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MA, MI, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV, WY. Internationally to DENMARK, BELGIUM CANADA.
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