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Class 2 Device Recall Drger Breathing Bag

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  Class 2 Device Recall Drger Breathing Bag see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 25, 2014
Date Posting Updated April 10, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 08, 2014
Recall Number Z-1452-2014
Recall Event ID 67808
Product Classification Set, tubing and support, ventilator (w harness) - Product Code BZO
Product Reusable latex breathing bags with multiple part numbers and sold as part of test lung part number and reusable anaesthesia sets.

Product Usage: The breathing bag is a component of the anesthesia set (breathing circuit) that is intended to is the conduit for administering medical gases to a patient during ventilation. It provides both an inspiratory and expiratory route. 2. The test lung is an apparatus that contains a breathing bag and and connector. It is connected to the output of a ventilator and is used as part of the device/system check out.
Code Information Reusable latex breathing bags with part numbers 2165686, 2165953, 2165694, as part of test lung part number 8403201, and reusable anaesthesia sets part numbers, M33681 and M27542.
Recalling Firm/
Draeger Medical, Inc.
3135 Quarry Rd
Telford PA 18969-1042
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Reusable latex breathing bags with various part numbers and sold as part of test lung and reusable anaesthesia sets were recalled when Draeger became aware of an incident where a user suffered an acute allergic reaction after using a Dr¿ger latex test lung. The user did not suffer permanent injury. The breathing bag that belongs to the test lung and other latex breathing bags are labelled NR. A
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling design
Action A recall notification letter, dated March 2014, was sent to wholesale distributors and end users.
Quantity in Commerce 433
Distribution USA Nationwide Distribution in the states of: MI, SC, CO, OH, NE, WI, NC, SD, AZ, TX, MA, WA, PA, KY, MN, GA, OK, NY, IN, VA, UT, MT, ME,FL, CA, MD, MO, IA, TN, MD, WV, IL,NJ, CT, and AR.
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.