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Class 2 Device Recall Tested AC Control BD

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  Class 2 Device Recall Tested AC Control BD see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 16, 2012
Date Posted November 13, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 11, 2013
Recall Number Z-0279-2013
Recall Event ID 63344
510(K)Number K071521  
Product Classification Controller, temperature, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWC
Product Tested AC Control BD, 120V, X2

The Terumo HX2 Temperature Management System is a selfcontained, dual channel system for supplying temperature controlled water to heat exchangers used in an extracorporeal circuit.
Code Information Catalog number: 817168 and serial numbers: 824POOO023, 831 P001130, 831 P001133, 831 P001136, 831 P001140, 831 POO1141 , 831 P001144, 831 P001145, 831 P001146, 831 P001149, 831 P001151, 831 P001159, 831P001161, 831P001164, and 836POOOO05.
Recalling Firm/
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
6200 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor MI 48103-9586
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Based on a retrospective review of quality data, AC Control boards used in the manufacture of the HX2 Temperature Management System were identified as being manufactured using the incorrect flux material. Use of the incorrect flux may contribute to premature board failure. A search of TCVS complaints revealed 3 complaints received related to the HX2 failure. Each failure occurred during set up
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action TERUMO sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated October 15, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Terumo has determined that a field correction is required to notify affected customers that the boards may fail, instruct the users that in a case of failure to swich to the second channel on the device or use a back-up unit, and that TCVS will replace the affected boards. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-800-621-2818. For questions regarding this recall call 734-741-6173.
Quantity in Commerce 15 units
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including CA, HI, KS, LA, MI, MO, OR, PA, UT, and WI
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 = DWC and Original Applicant = TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORP.