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Class 2 Device Recall 3.0mm Slit Knife for Eyemaxx

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  Class 2 Device Recall 3.0mm Slit Knife for Eyemaxx see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 18, 2007
Date Posted January 12, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 25, 2009
Recall Number Z-0489-2008
Recall Event ID 45870
Product Classification Ophthalmic Knife - Product Code HNN
Product Eyemaxx your choice!, Microsurgical Knife 3.0mm Slit Knife, REF/Item Code: MX2030, Oasis, Glendora, CA

Donawa Consulting Sri Plazza Albania, 10 00153 Rome, Italy MADE IN USA
Code Information Lot No.: DK1206U
Recalling Firm/
Oasis Medical Inc
514 S Vermont Ave Bldg 510-528
Glendora CA 91741-6205
For Additional Information Contact Robyn Scopis
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Sterility (package integrity) compromised: the device is puncturing the packing during handling. Once the packaging is damaged, the product is no longer sterile as labeled. THIS IS AN EXPANSION OF A PREVIOUS RECALL
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action A recall notification, Urgent Medical Device Recall Expansion Letter, dated 7.18.2007, was sent to customers advising the letter is to inform them of a voluntary product recall expansion involving the OASIS Medical Premier Edge Knives. A product label for ease in identifying the product is included. The letter further advises this voluntary recall has been expanded due to the product puncturing the packing during rough handling. Once the packaging is damaged, the product is no longer sterile as labeled. The letter instructs customers to immediately examine their inventory and quarantine product subject to recall. Once the product has been identified, product is to be returned by FedEx to OASIS Medical. The letter further instructs that if the customer has further distributed this product, to identify their customers and notify them at once of this product recall. This recall should be carried out to the user level.
Quantity in Commerce 28,319 individual knives (Z-0485-0516-2008)
Distribution Worldwide: USA, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzwerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Denmark, Columbia, Chile, Brazil, Belgium, and Australia
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.