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Class 2 Device Recall MEDRAD(R) Hand Controller Sheath

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  Class 2 Device Recall MEDRAD(R) Hand Controller Sheath see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 05, 2012
Date Posting Updated February 21, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 10, 2015
Recall Number Z-0870-2013
Recall Event ID 64329
510(K)Number K050456  
Product Classification Injector and syringe, angiographic - Product Code DXT
Product MEDRAD Hand Controller Sheath, Catalog number AVA 500 HCS/3010903, for cardiac catheterization procedures. The Sterile Sheath is specifically intended for use in the x-ray angiography environment to cover the Medrad Avanta Sterile Hand Controller to prevent cross contamination between patients.
Code Information Catalog number AVA 500 HCS/3010903 - Lot numbers D72211, DA82711, DA93131, D101091, D101681, D110591, D111961, D113341A, D120731, D101641, D82741, D93131, DA101091, DA101691, D110601, D111991, D113351, D120831A, D72251, D83011, D93151, D101101, D101701, D110611, D112061, D113351A, D120741, D72261, DA83021, DA93151, DA101101, DA101721, D110621, D112131, D113461, D120761, D72281, DA83031, DA93221, D101111, D101721, D110631, D112131A, D113461A

D120771, D72291, D83041, D93231, DA101111, D101731, D110661

D112341, D113471, D120831, D72651, DA83121, D93411, D101121

D101741, D110731, D112341A, D113471A, D120861, D72671, D83151

DA93411, DA101121, D101861, D110741, D112351, D113491, DA72681, D83651, D93421, D101131, DA101861, D110751, D112351A, D113501, DA72691, D90021, DA93421, DA101131, D101881, D110871, D112361, D120161, D72751, D90541, D93431, D101171, DA101881, D110881, D112361A, D120161A, D120891, D90561, DA93431, D101301, DA101901, D110901, D112411, D120171, D80221, D90611, D93561, D101311, D101911, D111201, D112411A, D120171A, DA80231, DA90631, D93631, DA101441, DA101931, D111221, D112421, D120181, DA80241, D90821, DA93631, D101441, D101931, D111231, D112421A, D120311, D80281, DA90831, DA100141, D101461, D101951, D111241, D112431, D120311A, D80391, D90981, D100151, DA101461, DA101951, D111261, D112431A, D120321, DA80561, D91031, D100181, D101471, D101971, D111261A, D112441, D120321A, D80631, DA91041, DA100191, DA101481, D102111, D111291, D112441A, D120331, DA80641, DA91061, DA100321, D101481, D102141, D111291A, D112481, D120341, D80871, D91071, D100331, DA101511, DA102141, D111301, D112481A, D120371, D80981, D91181, DA100341, D101511, D102151, D111301A, D112491, D120371A, DA81281, D91191, D100351, D101531, DA102151, D111311, D112501, D120381, DA81421, D91281, DA100461, DA101531, D102351, D111311A, D112621, D120381A, D81471, D91331, D100561, D101541, DA102351, D111321, D112621A, D120391, D81541, D91351, D100671, D101551, D102811, D111321A, D112631, D120451, DA81821, D91381, DA100671, DA101551, D102821, D111361, D112631A, D120511, D81971, D91561, DA100691, D101581, D102921, D120861A, D112641, D120521, D81991, D91901, D100691, DA101581, D103361, D111351, D112721, D120521A, DA82031, D92061, D100711, D101591, D103401, D111371, D112791, D120531, D82131, D92091, DA100711, DA101601, D103481, D111371A, D113071, D120541, D82141, D92111, DA100741, D101601, D103631, D111381, D113081, D120541A, D82171, D120881, D100751, D101611, D103611, D111711, D113111, D120551, D82181, D92501, D101021, D101621, D103571, D111721, D113111A, D120591, D82191, D92521, DA101021, DA101621, D103621, D111731, D113291, D120601, DA82201, DA92781, D101031, D101631, D110181, D111751, D113291A, D120671, D120881A, D92791, D101041, D101651, D110191, D111861, D113321, D120671A, D82241, D93081, DA101041, DA101651, D110321, D111871, D113321A, D120681, DA82251, D93091, D101061, D101661, D110331, D111891, D113331, D120681A, D82671, D93101, DA101061, D101671, D110351, D111921, D113331A, D120691, D82701, D93111, D101071, DA101671, D110541, D111921A, D113341, and D120721.
Recalling Firm/
Medrad Inc
100 Global View Dr
Warrendale PA 15086
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The seal between the white polyethylene and the clear plastic may be missing on the Hand Controller Sheath package, resulting in a potential breach of the sterility of this accessory.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Medrad sent a Recall letter dated November 5, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customer were instructed to review their inventory and quarantine any packages with an expiration date prior to April, 2017. Customers were also given the option of conducting a visual inspection on site to determine if the product should be returned. Alternatively, the customer has the option of returning the affected product. If the customer has affected product, they are instructed to contact Medrad Customer Support to make arrangements for the return and replacement of the product. For further questions please call our Customer Support Team at 1-877-229-3767.
Quantity in Commerce 832,175
Distribution Worldwide Distribution including USA nationwide.
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 = DXT and Original Applicant = MEDRAD, INC.