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Class 1 Device Recall Baxter Interlink System

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  Class 1 Device Recall Baxter Interlink System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 17, 2002
Date Posting Updated February 06, 2003
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 04, 2004
Recall Number Z-0505-03
Recall Event ID 25088
510(K)Number K925126  
Product Classification Set, Administration, Intravascular - Product Code FPA
Product Baxter Interlink System Minivolume Extension Set; catalog 1C8412; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015
Code Information All lots received prior to 10/23/2002
Recalling Firm/
Baxter Healthcare Corp.
Rt 120 & Wilson Rd
Round Lake IL 60073
For Additional Information Contact Center for One Baxter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The I.V. filter sets contain a 1.2 micron filter instead of the labeled 0.22 micron filter.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Recalled by letter dated 10/17/02. Accounts were informed of the potential for the filters to be 1.2 micron filters instead of the 0.22. micron filters as labeled. The accounts were requested to examine their inventories for the affected catalog numbers and destroy the units found for credit.
Quantity in Commerce 679,968 units
Distribution Nationwide, Australia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Canada, Sweden, New Zealand, Japan, Mexico, American Samoa, El Salvador, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Austria, Cayman Islands, Macedonia, Honduras, Kuwait, Hong Kong and Nigeria.
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 = FPA and Original Applicant = BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.