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Date Initiated by Firm March 08, 2022
Create Date May 06, 2022
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1046-2022
Recall Event ID 89942
510(K)Number K023984  
Product Classification Bronchoscope (flexible or rigid) - Product Code EOQ
Product BF-MP60: OES Bronchofiberscope
Code Information All serial numbers. UDI: 04953170339394
Recalling Firm/
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
3500 Corporate Pkwy
Center Valley PA 18034-8229
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Bronchofiberscope Updated instructions on the use of certain chemicals to be used for reprocessing, conditions for ETO gas sterilization, rinsing steps after high-level disinfection, and a recommendation on using sterilization
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Olympus issued Urgent Medical Device Correction Letters on 3/8/22. Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: 1. Inspect your inventory for the referenced devices and identify any device with the model names specified above. Please check all areas of the hospital to determine if any of these devices remain in inventory. 2. Carefully read the content of this Medical Device Correction Action as well as the attached Addendum . The addendum provides updated information or instructions on the chemicals to be used for reprocessing, the sterilization conditions, rinsing after high-level disinfection, and a recommendation on using sterilization. 3. Ensure all personnel are completely knowledgeable and thoroughly trained on the new reprocessing steps. 4. Additional copies of the new Operation Manuals can be obtained by accessing our OlympusConnect site and downloading a copy of the new Manuals. Please visit our OlympusConnect customer website: at https://www.OlympusConnect.com. New users will need to register. Once registered select [Product Support] on the left navigation bar, then select [Instruction Manuals], locate the BF-XT160, BF-XP160F, BF-MP160F and BF-3C160 and select the [Download] option. 5. Access the Olympus portal to indicate that you have received this notification. Go to https://olympusamerica.com/recall. Enter the reference number 0405 and provide your contact information as indicated in the portal. 6. If you have further distributed this product, identify your customers, forward them this notification, and appropriately document your notification process. Contact our Technical Assistance Center (TAC) at 1-800-848-9024, option 1. The TAC department can assist in answering questions on BF-XT160, BF-XP160F, BF-MP160F and BF-3C160 bronchoscope cleaning and reprocessing. " Olympus America has dedicated field personnel, called Endoscopy Support Specialists, who visit customer sites to assess and observe customer reprocessing methods and to
Quantity in Commerce 60 units
Distribution US Nationwide distribution.
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 = EOQ and Original Applicant = THE OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.