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Date Initiated by Firm January 31, 2007
Date Posting Updated March 08, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 26, 2008
Recall Number Z-0575-2007
Recall Event ID 37270
510(K)Number K060902  
Product Classification Vascular Closure System - Product Code DYB
Product StarClose Vascular Closure System (Clip Applier & Exchange System),
Catalog Number: 14677;

Product is manufactured by:
Abbott Vascular Inc.,
400 Saginaw Drive,
Redwood City, CA 94063
Code Information Lot Numbers starting from 43034-6H to 47139-6H
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Vascular, Inc.
400 Saginaw Dr
Redwood City CA 94063-4749
For Additional Information Contact Denise Singleton
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Premature release of the vessel locator wings, which stabilize the device prior to clip deployment, will result in no hemostasis.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action On 1/31/07, the firm initiated the recall and its notification was via letters explaining the reason for the recall and requesting the product be returned to its sales rep.
Quantity in Commerce 97,952 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution, including USA, Puerto Rico, and 410 other countries. There were no shipments to Canada and Mexico.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DYB and Original Applicant = ABBOTT VASCULAR INC.