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Class 2 Device Recall Guardian II NC Hemostasis Valve with Guidewire Introducer

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  Class 2 Device Recall Guardian II NC Hemostasis Valve with Guidewire Introducer see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 30, 2012
Date Posted September 17, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 04, 2012
Recall Number Z-2400-2012
Recall Event ID 63098
510(K)Number K092711  K101113  
Product Classification Adaptor, stopcock, manifold, fitting, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DTL
Product Guardian II Hemostasis Valve, Model 8210 and Guardian II NC Hemostasis Valve, Model FH102.

Intended to maintain hemostasis during the use of diagnostic/interventional devices. The device is indicated for maintaining a seal around diagnostic/interventional devices with outside diameters up to 8.0F (2.67 mm or 0.105") during diagnostic/interventional procedures.
Code Information lots 27686, 27293, 22446
Recalling Firm/
Vascular Solutions, Inc.
6464 Sycamore Ct N
Maple Grove MN 55369-6032
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Vascular Solutions, Inc., became aware of a potential problem involving pouches missing a seal from Guardian II (Model 8210) and Guardian II NC (Model FH102) Hemostasis Valve which poses a risk of product contamination.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action The firm, Vascular Solutions, sent an "URGENT - Medical Device Field Safety Notice" dated August 24, 2012 and a follow-up "Urgent Medical Device Removal - Lot Specific" letter dated August 30, 2012 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately check their inventory and to follow steps outlined in the letter which included to complete and return the "VSI Account Inventory Form" via email to: customerservice@vasc.com or fax: to (763) 656-4251. If you have specific questions or concerns regarding this matter, please contact your local Vascular Solutions Account Manager; call (763) 656 4300 or email: Senior Regulatory Operations Associate at SOuellette@vasc.com and/or email: www.vascularsolutions.com.
Quantity in Commerce 3500 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including states of: AZ, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL IN , KY, LA,MD, MN, MO, NV, NM, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WV; and countries of: Italy and Korea. Italy, Korea
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 = DTL and Original Applicant = ZERUSA LIMITED