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Class 2 Device Recall Bard ArcticGel Pads

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  Class 2 Device Recall Bard ArcticGel Pads see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 04, 2016
Create Date April 14, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 07, 2017
Recall Number Z-1395-2016
Recall Event ID 73454
510(K)Number K142702  
Product Classification System, thermal regulating - Product Code DWJ
Product BARD ArcticGel Pads

Product Usage:
The Arctic Sun Temperature Management System is intended for monitoring and controlling patient temperature. ArcticGel Pads are only for use with an Arctic Sun Temperature Management System Control Module.
Code Information All lots with Catalog numbers: 31700 (Universal Pad), 3170004 (Universal Pad 4 pk), 31703 (XSmall pad kit), 3170302 (XSmall pad kit 2 pk), 31705 (Small pad kit), 3170502 (Small pad kit 2 pk), 31707 (Medium pad kit), 3170702 (Medium pad kit 2 pk), 31709 (Large pad kit) and 3170902 (Large pad kit 2 pk), that are within their current expiration dates.
Recalling Firm/
C.R. Bard, Inc.
8195 Industrial Blvd NE
Covington GA 30014-1497
For Additional Information Contact Michael Wolfe
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Complaints were received of restricted/inaccurate flow rate.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Bard Medical sent an Urgent Medical Product Recall letter dated March 4, 2016 to affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to not use any of the affected products and to return any unused product Bard Medical Division via the provided Customer Recall and Effectiveness Form. BMD will be providing a replacement for the returned product. If the product was further distributed, the consignee was instructed to identify their customers and notify them of the product recall.
Quantity in Commerce 21,412 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - Domestic: US Nationwide; Foreign: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Oman Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, , South Korea, Kuwait, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vietnam.
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 = DWJ and Original Applicant = MEDIVANCE, INC.