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Date Initiated by Firm March 03, 2022
Create Date May 31, 2022
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1210-2022
Recall Event ID 89641
510(K)Number K191280  
Product Classification Electrosurgical, cutting & coagulation & accessories - Product Code GEI
Product DAVINCI | Energy SynchroSeal da Vinci X' da Vinci Xi', Single Use Instrument 8mm, REF 480440
Code Information UDI: 00886874117309. All lots
Recalling Firm/
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
1266 Kifer Rd Bldg 101
Sunnyvale CA 94086-5304
For Additional Information Contact Customer Service
800-876-1310 Ext. 3
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Placing excessive tissue in the instrument jaws of the devices prior to sealing and transection can result in an insufficient seal.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Use error
Action On 03/03/22, a Field Safety Notice was sent via courier service to customers. In section 4, "Actions to be taken by the Customer/User" of the Field Safety Notice includes the following: Place the customer communication with the User Manual. In addition, 1. Read and understand the contents of the letter. 2. Notify all surgeons and personnel using the System that they should reacquaint themselves by a. Reading the instructions, warnings, and cautions provided in the Instruments and Accessories User Manual Addendum /User Manual b. Contacting Sales Representatives for clarification of queries. 3. Complete the Acknowledgement Form immediately and return it via fax or email as instructed on the form. 4. Retain a copy of the letter and the acknowledgement form for your files. 5. Inform of any adverse events/serious incidents or quality problems concerning the use of the subject devices via the standard complaint process. 6. Additionally, if adverse events/serious incidents or quality problems are experienced, follow the standard reporting process to the health authority, if applicable. The use of the instruments may be continued by following instructions provided in Section 1 of the notice and warnings and cautions listed in the user manuals. There will be follow up with updated user documentation once available. If further information is needed or support concerning the Medical Device Correction, contact the Clinical Sales Representative or contact Customer Service at the numbers listed below: " US, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic (800) 876-1310, Option 3 (4 AM to 5 PM PST) or mail: customerservice@intusurg.com " Europe, Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa: +800 0821 2020 or +41 21 821 2020 (8 AM to 6 PM CET) or EUCS@intusurg.com " South Korea: 02-3271-3200 (9 AM to 6 PM KSTJ) or support.korea@intusurg.com " Japan: 0120-56-5635 or 03-5575-1362 (9 AM to 6 PM JST) or csjapan@intusurg.com " Taiwan: 886-2-27008181 (7:30am to 5:30pm CT) or CS.Ta
Quantity in Commerce 7,995 boxes (or 47,972 individual units ; 6 instruments/box)* The total amount will continue to grow until updated user documentation is distributed
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide and the countries/regions of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, 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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = GEI and Original Applicant = Intuitive Surgical, Inc.