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Class 2 Device Recall Heartware HVAD System

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  Class 2 Device Recall Heartware HVAD System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 26, 2021
Create Date April 20, 2021
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1438-2021
Recall Event ID 87604
PMA Number P100047 
Product Classification Ventricular (assist) bypass - Product Code DSQ
Product Instructions for Use and Patient Manual for HeartWare HVAD System.
Accompanies these devices:
Heartware HVAD pump implant kits Models 1100, 1101, 1102, 1103, 1104, 1104JP, 1205, and MCS1705PU.

Heartware HVAD controller kits Models 1403US, 1407AU, 1407CA, 1407CH, 1407DE, 1407GB, 1407IL, 1407IN, 1407IT, 1407JP, 1407KR, 1420, and 1420JP.

Heartware HVAD controller AC adapter Models 1430AR, 1430AU, 1430CA, 1430CH, 1430DE, 1430GB, 1430IL, 1430IN, 1430IT, 1430JP, and 1430US.

Heartware HVAD controller DC Adapter Model 1440.

Heartware HVAD data cable - monitor Model 1575.

Heartware HVAD battery pack Models 1650, 1650CA-CLIN, and 1650DE.

Heartware HVAD patient pack Model 1475.

Heartware HVAD waist pack Models 2050, 2050IL, and 2050US.

Heartware HVAD shoulder pack Models 2060, 2060IL, and 2060US.
Code Information Model, GTIN: 1100, No GTIN Available; 1101, No GTIN Available; 1102, No GTIN Available; 1103, 00888707000017; 1104, No GTIN Available; 1104JP, 00888707000697; 1205, No GTIN Available; MCS1705PU, 00888707005364; 1403US, 00888707000475; 1407AU, 00888707001663; 1407CA, 00888707002851; 1407CH, 00888707001694; 1407DE, 00888707001700; 1407GB, 00888707001717; 1407IL, 00888707001724; 1407IN, 00888707001731; 1407IT, 00888707001748; 1407JP, 00888707001755; 1407KR, 00888707001762; 1420, 00888707000420; 1420JP, 00888707000437; 1430AR, 00888707000826; 1430AU, 00888707000833; 1430CA, 00888707000857; 1430CH, 00888707000871; 1430DE, 00888707000864; 1430GB, 00888707000888; 1430IL, 00888707000901; 1430IN, 00888707000505; 1430IT, 00888707000895; 1430JP, 00888707000918; 1430US, 00888707000307; 1440, 00888707001885; 1575, 00888707008051; 1650, 00888707000376; 1650CA-CLIN, 00888707001588; 1650DE, 00888707001373; 1475, 00888707008037; 2050, 00888707008082; 2050IL, 00888707001410; 2050US, 00888707000048; 2060, 00888707008099; 2060IL, 00888707001427; 2060US, 00888707000055;
Recalling Firm/
Heartware, Inc.
14400 Nw 60th Ave
Miami Lakes FL 33014-2807
For Additional Information Contact MCS Customer Service
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
IFU and Patient Manual updated to describe HVAD Controller Connection Verification. The labeling is being corrected to reflect the actual verified behavior of a successful connector to the controller, which is a "beep" and not "audible click", to clarify under what alarm conditions a beep will not be heard, and identify alternate confirmation methods (visual indicator) for successful connection. NOTE: this update is included in the February 2021 Urgent Medical Device Notice also covered in recalls 87456 and 87603
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Beginning 26-Feb-2021, an Urgent Medical Device Recall notification was disseminated to consignees who Medtronic records indicate have received affected product, UPS 2-day delivery. The notices provided updated information for the instructions for use and patient manual.
Quantity in Commerce 23123 (11292 US)
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide distribution and the countries of Italy, Great Britain, Germany, Japan.
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = DSQ and Original Applicant = Medtronic