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Class 1 Device Recall Dura Star

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  Class 1 Device Recall Dura Star see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 14, 2008
Date Posted February 06, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 20, 2009
Recall Number Z-0756-2008
Recall Event ID 46378
PMA Number P880003 
Product Classification Dilatation Catheter - Product Code LOX
Product CORDIS "Dura Star" 2.50 x 15 Dilatation Catheter, Catalog # 70115250, Distributed by Cordis Corporation, Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Code Information Lot #s: 13175337 13180560 13183023 13195487 13195988 13207209 13209762 13209915 13209925 13211070 13216629 13217623 13222115 13250079 13250082 13255236 13255238 13271057 13275168 13277834 13278672 13285156 13290329 13291123 13298189 13298786 13300595 13303780 13305487 13310112 and 13314812
Recalling Firm/
Cordis Corporation
14201 NW 60th Avenue
Miami Lakes FL 33014-2802
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Slow Deflation or No Deflation
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Cordis initated the recall on 1/14/2008. For U.S. customers: An Urgent Medical Device Recall letter and an Acknowledgement Form was sent to the following 4 individuals in each account: Cath Lab Director, Operating Room Director, Materials Director, Risk Manager; to be followed up with direct Cordis representative contact to facilitate obtaining signature, faxing form, collecting and returning units. For non-US customers, email notification with return acknowledgement is used to notify the affiliate distributors, who then notify and reconcile the customers in those countries. All users were instructed to immediately set aside product and return it for replacement.
Quantity in Commerce 133,300 units total for recalls Z-0747-0824-2008
Distribution Worldwide.
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = LOX and Original Applicant = CORDIS CORP.