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Class 2 Device Recall Ion Endoluminal System; Flexision Biopsy Needle

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  Class 2 Device Recall Ion Endoluminal System; Flexision Biopsy Needle see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 06, 2021
Create Date October 15, 2021
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 17, 2024
Recall Number Z-0106-2022
Recall Event ID 88524
510(K)Number K182188  
Product Classification Bronchoscope (flexible or rigid) - Product Code EOQ
Product Ion Flexison Biopsy Needle, 19G, Extension Range : 0-3 cm, Ref: 490104-09 and 49004-10, 5-pack, Sterile EO, Rx only, UDI:00886874115978
Code Information Affected Lot Number(s): S90200303, S90200622, S90200727, S90200811, S90200820, S90200831 ,S90200909, S90201008, S90201015 ,S90201103, S90201107, S90201125 ,S90201202, S90201204, S90210114 ,S90210211, S90210225, S90210310 ,S90210318, S90210408, S90210414
Recalling Firm/
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
1266 Kifer Rd Bldg 101
Sunnyvale CA 94086-5304
For Additional Information Contact Intuitive Customer Service
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Potential for the sheath tip on the biopsy needle to separate from the sheath shaft.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action On August 6, 2021, Intuitive Surgical issued an "Urgent Medical Device Recall" notice to affected consignees via Fed Ex. In addition to informing consignees about the recall, Intuitive ask consignees to take the following actions: 1. Inform necessary hospital personnel about this issue. 2. Inform affected personnel when the requested actions have been completed. 3. Complete the attached Acknowledgement Form immediately and return it via fax or email to Intuitive as instructed on the form. 4. Please retain a copy of this letter and the acknowledgement form for your files. 5. All returned affected product will be assessed and credit will be provided for the quantity returned. Intuitive will provide a follow up notification once unaffected product becomes available. 6. If you need further information or support concerning this Medical Device Notification, please contact your Endoluminal Sales Representative or contact Intuitive Customer Service at the numbers listed below: " North America: (800) 876-1310, Option 3 (4 AM to 5 PM PST) or mail: customerservice@intusurg.com.
Quantity in Commerce 1625 units
Distribution US: AZ, AR, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IO, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA OUS: 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 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 = EOQ and Original Applicant = Intuitive Surgical