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Class 1 Device Recall IPL Coupling Gel, EcoGel 200

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  Class 1 Device Recall IPL Coupling Gel, EcoGel 200 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 14, 2021
Create Date November 04, 2021
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0194-2022
Recall Event ID 88863
510(K)Number K955246  
Product Classification Transducer, ultrasonic, diagnostic - Product Code ITX
Product IPL Coupling Gel, I L (AX1009013), 12 pack of 0.25 L (AX1009018), 6 pack of 1 L (AX1009019 or AX1009063); and IPL Coupling Gel or EcoGel 200, 0.25 L (AX1009012) manufactured by Eco-Med Pharmaceutical
Code Information Distributed within the last three years
Recalling Firm/
Lumenis, Inc.
1870 S Milestone Dr
Salt Lake City UT 84104-6541
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Ultrasound gels and lotions manufactured by Eco-Med Pharmaceutical, Inc. may contain bacterial contamination. On August 18, 2021, FDA published a Letter to Health Care Providers to further address this issue: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/letters-health-care-providers/stop-using-all-eco-med-ultrasound-gels-and-lotions-due-risk-bacterial-contamination-letter-health.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action On 10/14/21, Recall Notification Letters and Q&A fact sheets were mailed to customers. Customers were asked to immediately stop using and discard all product subject to the recall. Customers were asked to complete and return via e-mail or fax the return response form. In addition, customers who had further distributed affected product were asked to notify their customers by sharing the recall notification letter. The following phone number was provided: 1-877-Lumenis.
Quantity in Commerce 11,064
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide distribution in the states of KS, PR, MO, MA, NJ, NH, CA, CO, GA, NC, NY, FL, AZ, ID, IN, TX, CT, WV, UT, LA, OH, KY, SC, WA, MN, AK, IA, MD, NM, TN, RI, PA, AR, VA, IL, MI, NE, WY, ME, WI, OK, MS, SD, NV, AL, DC, OR, VT, ND, DE, HI and the countries of AT, AU, DE, GB, HK, IT, KR, CN, FR, IE, IN, LK, JP, MO, NZ, PR, TT, TW, MN, TH, CH.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = ITX and Original Applicant = ECO-MED PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.