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Class 2 Device Recall SAGB QuickClose Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (with Titanium Port)

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  Class 2 Device Recall SAGB QuickClose Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (with Titanium Port) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 30, 2013
Date Posting Updated November 05, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 26, 2014
Recall Number Z-0150-2014
Recall Event ID 66465
PMA Number P070009 
Product Classification Implant, intragastric for morbid obesity - Product Code LTI
Product Adjustable Gastric Band, packaged alone in transparent PETG inner and outer blisters with Tyvek lids.

Product Usage:
Intended for use in surgical treatment of morbid obesity
Code Information The following product code and lot numbers were affected by this recall: Product Codes: 2200-X, Lot Numbers: ZLGBC5, ZLNBCW, ZLNBJC, ZLPBB9, ZMBBBB, ZMCBBC, ZMGBCJ, ZMHBBT, ZMHBCV, ZMLBD0, ZMMBCD, ZMPBBC, ZNCBC6, ZNGBB3, and ZNGBBF. .
Recalling Firm/
Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc
4545 Creek Rd
Cincinnati OH 45242-2803
For Additional Information Contact Thomas A. Morris
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During aging studies, the firm determined that the gastric belts were unable to pass the test requirements established for Force to Lock.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Unknown/Undetermined by firm
Action Ethicon sent an Urgent: Medical Device Recall letter dated September 30, 2013 to affected consignees via overnight, UPS to allow tracking of the receipt. The letter identified affected products, problem and actions to be taken. Each consignee is requested to respond to a provided Business Reply Form (BRF), indicating whether they have affected product, how much and whether they will/have returned the product or whether they no longer have any of the recall product. For questions contact your local sales representative or call our Customer Support Center 1-877-384-4266 option 6.
Quantity in Commerce Product Code: 2200-X - 2,475 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: USA (nationwide) including the states of: Alabama, Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alaska, Delaware, Kansas, Minnesota, Ohio, Tennessee, Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Mississipp,i Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Nebraska, Oregon, Virginia, California, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Washington, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and West Virginia; and the countries of: Argentina, France, Malaysia, Spain, Australia, Georgia, Martinique, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, Brazil, Greece, Netherland, Taiwan, Chile, Hungary, Panama, Tunisia, China, India, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Israel, Poland, United Kingdom, Egypt, Italy, Portugal, Venezuela, Estonia, Kenya, Russia, Finland, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = LTI and Original Applicant = OBTECH MEDICAL GMBH