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Class 2 Device Recall Baxter Interlink System NonDEHP I.V. Catheter Extension Set

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  Class 2 Device Recall Baxter Interlink System NonDEHP I.V. Catheter Extension Set see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 06, 2011
Date Posted July 15, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 18, 2012
Recall Number Z-2837-2011
Recall Event ID 59263
510(K)Number K925126  
Product Classification Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
Product Baxter Interlink System Non-DEHP I.V. Catheter Extension Set, 6.6(17 cm), Volume 0.8 mL, Injection Site, Male Luer Lock Adapter; an Rx sterile, single use nonpyrogenic fluid pathway; 200 sets per case; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015 USA; product code 2N3375

Intended use: For the administration of drugs and solutions to a patient's vascular system through a vascular access device.
Code Information product code 2N3375, lot number UR09H05029, expiration date 8/25/2014.
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
Some of the individual extension set packages were improperly sealed, compromising the sterility of the product.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The firm, Baxter, sent an "Urgent Product Recall" letter dated July 6, 2011 via first class mail to its customers. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to locate and remove all affected product from their facility; call Baxter Healthcare's Center for Service at 1-888-229-0001 between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday to return affected product and receive credit; complete and return the attached CUSTOMER REPLY FORM to Baxter via fax at 1-847-270-5457 or scan and email to fca@baxter.com and if you are a dealer, wholesaler or distributor/reseller, notify your customers of this recall. If you have questions regarding the communication, call The Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837 during the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CST.
Quantity in Commerce 9,800 sets
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including: AL, LA, MO, SD, TX and WV; and country of: Canada.
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.