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Class 2 Device Recall CareFusion Gravity Set

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  Class 2 Device Recall CareFusion Gravity Set see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 30, 2013
Date Posting Updated September 26, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 26, 2013
Recall Number Z-2281-2013
Recall Event ID 66152
510(K)Number K820278  
Product Classification Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
Product CareFusion Gravity Set, Model #44000-07

The CareFusion Gravity Sets are used to administer fluid and medication through a needle or catheter inserted into the patient's artery or vein. The CareFusion Gravity Set is comprised of components commonly found on intravascular administration sets and extension sets. It includes a check valve, injection ports, 4-way stopcock, anti-siphon valve, roller clamp and tubing.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 12086930, 12106215, 13016408, 13016834, 13025446, and 13025672.
Recalling Firm/
CareFusion 303, Inc.
10020 Pacific Mesa Blvd
San Diego CA 92121-4386
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
CareFusion is recalling the Gravity Set (Model 44000-07) because of an incorrect expiration date. The affected lot numbers of the Gravity Set are labeled with a 5 year expiration instead of three (3) years.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Employee error
Action CareFusion sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated August 30, 2013, to all affected customers to inform them that CareFusion is recalling the Gravity Set, Model 44000-07, Lot Numbers 12086930, 12106215, 13016408, 13016834, 13025446 and 13025672 as a result of an incorrect expiration date. The letter informs the customers of the problem identified, issues, potential risk, and the immediate actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to complete the customer response form and return the form to CareFusion. Customers are instructed to return recalled products directly to distributors. A distributor letter will also be sent to distributors on August 30, 2013, to inform them of the problems identified and the actions to be taken. Distributors are instructed to contact the Customer Support Team, return customer response form, and if they have questions then they are instructed to contact the CareFusion Support Center at 1-800-562-6018. For questions regarding this recall call 858-617-4000.
Quantity in Commerce 2,850 units
Distribution IL
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 = FPA and Original Applicant = Y