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  Class 2 Device Recall STRATAFIX SPIRAL PGAPCL see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 20, 2022
Date Posted October 31, 2022
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0150-2023
Recall Event ID 90890
510(K)Number K151200  
Product Classification Suture, absorbable, synthetic, polyglycolic acid - Product Code GAM
Product STRATAFIX SPIRAL PGA-PCL UNI UD 20CM USP2-0(M3) S/A SH. indicated for use in soft tissue approximation where the use of absorbable sutures is appropriate.
Product No.: SXMD1B405-12
Code Information UDI-DI: 10705031228061 Lot/Serial No.: B903HPU Expiry Date: 08/21/2026
Recalling Firm/
Ethicon, Inc.
Us Highway 22 West
Somerville NJ 08876
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Packages may contain a PS-1 cutting edge needle and not the intended SH taper point needle may result in more tissue trauma than is anticipated for taper point needles, which may necessitate repair
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Ethicon notified the responsible Johnson & Johnson Affiliates in China who are contacting their impacted primary and secondary consignees and/or end customers. Translated letter dated 9/23/22. Customers are requested to return all unused impacted products that are in their inventory immediately. Returned products pertaining to this action will be segregated and destroyed by affiliates per local procedures and regulations
Quantity in Commerce 2,280 eaches
Distribution International distribution of the country of China.
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 = GAM and Original Applicant = ETHICON, INC.