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Class 2 Device Recall BIOPSY NEEDLE KIT

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  Class 2 Device Recall BIOPSY NEEDLE KIT see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 24, 2014
Date Posted May 09, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 29, 2014
Recall Number Z-1579-2014
Recall Event ID 68145
510(K)Number K871247  K990214  K001284  K012937  K022074  K033621  
Product Classification Neurological stereotaxic Instrument - Product Code HAW
Code Information Lot No.: 66516213 66501413 66518413 66507713 
Recalling Firm/
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.
826 Coal Creek Cir
Louisville CO 80027-9710
For Additional Information Contact Michael Blasco
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Medtronic Navigation is recalling certain Medtronic single-use, disposable devices because there was not sufficient control to assure that returned, unused devices were appropriately examined for product and/or package damage to ensure sterility.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Domestic Urgent Medical Device Safety Notice letters were shipped on April 24 and 25, 2014. The letters indicated that a Medtronic representative will contact the hospital and arrange for a visit to collect affected products and arrange for no charge replacements or credit. Questions regarding this recall should be directed to Medtronic Navigation Technical Services at 1-800-595-9709.
Quantity in Commerce 26,674 total
Distribution Nationwide Distribution
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 = HAW and Original Applicant = I.Z.I. CORP.
510(K)s with Product Code = HAW and Original Applicant = KRONNER MEDICAL
510(K)s with Product Code = HAW and Original Applicant = MEDTRONIC SURGICAL NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGIES
510(K)s with Product Code = HAW and Original Applicant = NORTHERN DIGITAL, INC.
510(K)s with Product Code = HAW and Original Applicant = SURGICAL NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.