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Class 2 Device Recall BioGlue Surgical Adhesive (BioGlue)

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  Class 2 Device Recall BioGlue Surgical Adhesive (BioGlue) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 25, 2014
Date Posted May 30, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 10, 2014
Recall Number Z-1674-2014
Recall Event ID 68150
PMA Number P010003 
Product Classification Glue,surgical,arteries - Product Code MUQ
Product BG3515-5 US 5mL BioGlue Surgical Adhesive.

BioGlue Surgical Adhesive (BioGlue) is indicated for use as an adjunct to standard methods of achieving hemostasis (such as sutures and staples) in adult patients in open surgical repair of of large vessels (such as aorta, femoral, and carotid arteries).
Code Information 12MUV034, 12MUX035, 12MUV069, 12MUV037, 12MUV038, 12MUV040, 12MUV041, 12MUV042, 12MUV043, 12MUV044, 12MUV045, 12MUV046, 12MUV047, 12MUV048, 12MUV049, 12MUV050, 12MUV051, 12MUV052, 12MUV053, 12MUV054, 12MUV055, 12MUV056, 12MUV057, 12MUV058, 12MUV059, 12MUV060, 12MUV061, 12MUV062, 12MUV063, 12MUV064, 12MUV065, 12MUV067, 12MUV068, 12MUV069, 12MUV070, 12MUV071, 12MUV072, 12MUV073, 12MUV074, 12MUV075, 12MUV076, 13MUV001, 13MUV002, 13MUV003, 13MUV004,
Recalling Firm/
CryoLife, Inc.
1655 Roberts Blvd NW
Kennesaw GA 30144-3632
For Additional Information Contact Sandra O'Reilly
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Serum albumin component monomer failed to meet internally established end of shelf-life specification.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action All consignees were notified of the voluntary actions by issuance of Field Correction/Removal Notice on April 24, 2014. This notices states which lot numbers are to be returned, and which lot numbers can be relabeled with a corrected expiration date.
Quantity in Commerce 6190 units
Distribution Distributed Nationwide including Puerto Rico and the states of AL, AK,AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM , NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, and WI.
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = MUQ and Original Applicant = CRYOLIFE, INC.