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Class 2 Device Recall Sarns" Centrifugal System

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  Class 2 Device Recall Sarns" Centrifugal System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 25, 2012
Date Posted October 11, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 15, 2014
Recall Number Z-0049-2013
Recall Event ID 63079
510(K)Number K882758  
Product Classification Pump, blood, cardiopulmonary bypass, non-roller type - Product Code KFM
Product Battery, 100/115V (Includes charger and connecting cable)

The Sarns" Centrifugal System is indicated for use in cardiopulmonary bypass procedures only.
Code Information Catalog number: 9490; and lot numbers: 0101,1001-1025,1188-1192,1997, 2000-2017, 2019- 2082, 2086-2287, 2290-2446, 2452-2633, 2636-2938, and 2946-3063
Recalling Firm/
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
6200 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor MI 48103-9586
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) has received multiple reports since 2004 of various malfunctions of the battery backup system for the Sarns" Centrifugal System. The reports can be broadly categorized as follows: " Failure to charge " Failure to hold charge " Failure to operate In the most severe case, a battery malfunction could result in an unexpected loss of arterial flow. In
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Component design/selection
Action TERUMO sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated June 25, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. On 09/25/2012 an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notification and addendum was sent to all consignees. TCS issued this notification as a Safety Advisory to alert all users of the Sarns centrifugal system of the potential for malfunction and remind them to review the appropriate sections of the Operators Manual for the Sarns Delphin Battery. Providing an addendum to the Operators Manual for the Sarns Delphin Battery with additional instruction on the use and charging of a discharged battery. Customers were instructed to review the Medical Device Recall notice; assure that all users are aware of the notice; place the addendum in the Operator's Manual; and confirm receipt of the communication by faxing or emailing the attached Customer Response Form. For questions customers were instructed to call 1-800-521-2818. For questions regarding this recall call 734-741-6173.
Quantity in Commerce 1076
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA including: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WV. Puerto Rico and internationally to: ALEXANDRIA, ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BANGLADESH, BELGIUM, BRAZIL, CANADA, CENTRO AMERICA, CHILE, COLOMBIA, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, Guatamala, HOLLAND, HONG KONG, India, ITALY, Japan, KL SEGUNDO, KOREA, LEICESTERSHIRE, MALAYSA, Malaysia, Mexico, Mexico, Mexico, NETHERLANDS, Panama, Peru, Philippines, RALEIGH, Republic of Georgia, SANTIAGO CHILE, Saudi Arabia, SEOUL KOREA, SHANGHAI, CHINA, Singapore, South Africa, SPAIN, SWITZERLAND, TAIWAN, Thailand, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE), Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela,
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 = KFM and Original Applicant = 3M HEALTH CARE, SARNS