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Date Initiated by Firm November 14, 2018
Create Date January 11, 2019
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0723-2019
Recall Event ID 81665
510(K)Number K862056  
Product Classification Catheter, percutaneous - Product Code DQY
Product Arrow CVC 2 Lumen, Pediatric Two-Lumen Central Venous Cauterization Set with Blue FlexTip Catheter, 4 Fr 2 Lumen 5cm, Reference # CS-12402

The Arrow CVC is intended to provide short-term (< 30 days) central venous access for treatment of diseases or conditions requiring central venous access, including, but not limited to the following: " Lack of usable peripheral IV sites " Central venous pressure monitoring " Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) " Infusions of fluids, medications, or chemotherapy " Frequent blood sampling or receiving blood transfusions/blood products
Code Information Lots 14F18F0336 & 14F18E0121
Recalling Firm/
Arrow International Inc
2400 Bernville Rd
Reading PA 19605-9607
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The lidstock states the incorrect priming volume and flow rates.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Error in labeling
Action The firm, Teleflex, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Notification" letter dated 11/13/2018 to its customers on 11/14/2018. The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken. The customers were instructed to do the following: 1. Place a copy of this notification with each unit of affected product currently in your inventory. 2. Using the provided customer letter template and acknowledgement form, communicate this notification to any of your customer who have received product included within the scope of this notification. 3. Have each of your customers who received the affected product return a completed acknowledgement form to you. 4. Once you have finished collecting and consolidating all of the acknowledgement forms from your customers and placing a copy of this notification with each unit of affected product in your inventory, please completed the enclosed Distributor Acknowledgement Form and fax it to 1-855-419-8507, Attn: Customer Service or email it to recalls@teleflex.com. This will allow us to document completion of this field action. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact your local sales representative or Customer Service at 1-866-396-2111.
Quantity in Commerce 15 in the US
Distribution Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) distribution to state of: FL and to countries of: Argentina, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Peru.
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 = DQY and Original Applicant = ARROW INTL., INC.