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Class 3 Device Recall Olympus ViziShot 2 Single Use Aspiration Needle, 22GT

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  Class 3 Device Recall Olympus ViziShot 2 Single Use Aspiration Needle, 22GT see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 31, 2023
Date Posted May 19, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1616-2023
Recall Event ID 92129
510(K)Number K160098  
Product Classification Biopsy needle - Product Code FCG
Product To be used with ultrasound endoscopes for ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) of submucosal and extramural lesions of the tracheobronchial tree and the gastrointestinal tract
Models: NA-U401SX-4022, NA-U401SX-4022-A

Code Information UDI: 04953170388286 Lot numbers: KR248740 KR248746 KR252863 KR253666 KR253681 KR260854 KR260865 KR260873 KR260875 KR260876 KR260877 KR260896 KR260917 KR260937
Recalling Firm/
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
3500 Corporate Pkwy
Center Valley PA 18034-8229
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Product non-conformance pertaining to the angle of the needle does not meet manufacturing specifications and remained unbent, resulting to slight resistance experienced during needle advancement and retraction.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Employee error
Action Olympus issued Urgent Medical Medical Device Recall letter on 3/31/23 to Endoscopy Department, Pulmonology Department; Risk Management. . Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: 1. Immediately locate any affected products listed in this communication and quarantine these products. 2. Contact our Olympus Customer Service Team at 1-800-848-9024, option 2. Olympus will issue a Return Material Authorization to return any affected product at no charge to you. Olympus will issue a credit to your facility upon return of affected product. 3. Olympus requests that you acknowledge receipt of this letter through the Olympus recall portal. " Go to https://olympusamerica.com/recall and enter the recall number 0422 4. If you have distributed these devices outside your facility, please notify your customers of this matter immediately. Your notification to your customers may be enhanced by including a copy of this letter. Olympus requests that you report complaints, including patient injuries and adverse events, to Olympus. Please report complaints to our Technical Assistance Center (TAC) at 1-800-848-9024, option 1, to report complaints
Quantity in Commerce 1297 (Boxes; 5 per Box)
Distribution Natiowide Foreign: Canada, Germany
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 = FCG and Original Applicant = OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP.