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Class 3 Device Recall AMS InteXen LP Collagen Dermal Matrix

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  Class 3 Device Recall AMS InteXen LP Collagen Dermal Matrix see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 05, 2008
Date Posted January 27, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 05, 2012
Recall Number Z-0932-2009
Recall Event ID 50680
510(K)Number K050445  
Product Classification Surgical Mesh - Product Code FTM
Product AMS InteXen LP Collagen Dermal Matrix, REF 72404066. Product Size: 8 x 12 cm. AMS InteXen LP is a sterile non-perforated processed porcine collagen dermal matrix. Sterile EO. American Medical Systems, Inc., 10700 Bren Road West, Minnetonka, MN 55343 USA.

The AMS collagen dermal matric is intended for use in the treatment of hernias where connective tissue has ruptured or for implantation to reinforce soft tissues where weakness exists in the urological, gynecological, or gastroenterological anatomy.
Code Information lot/serial number: 567398002, 567398003
Recalling Firm/
American Medical Systems
10700 Bren Rd W
Minnetonka MN 55343-9679
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The product size shown on the carton labeling does not match the size on the product inside.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling mix-ups
Action Customers were first notified by phone on 12/05/08. They were told of the situation and were requested to return the devices. Customers were also provided an Important Product Recall letter, dated 12/05/08. This letter identified affected product, told customers to discontinue use of product and to return it. An acknowledgement form was also asked to be returned. AMS Customer Service should be contacted at 1-800-328-3881 to receive a Return Authorization number and arrange for shipment of replacement product.
Quantity in Commerce 5
Distribution Nationwide Distribution --- including states of TN and TX.
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 = FTM and Original Applicant = AMERICAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.