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Class 2 Device Recall Allergan SeriScaffold Surgical Scaffold

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  Class 2 Device Recall Allergan SeriScaffold Surgical Scaffold see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 08, 2013
Date Posted February 07, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 29, 2013
Recall Number Z-0794-2013
Recall Event ID 64069
510(K)Number K080442  
Product Classification Mesh, surgical, polymeric - Product Code FTL
Product SeriScaffold Surgical Scaffold
Product Number: SCF10X25AGEN.

Surgical mesh for use in open or laparoscopic procedures.
Code Information Lot Numbers:  P2012040901 (US) P2011080101B and P2011090901A (Outside the US)
Recalling Firm/
Allergen Medical
200 Boston Avenue
Medford MA 02155
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Product is dual packaged in an inner and outer pouch, the outer pouch seal may be compromised and sterility may not be assured
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Packaging process control
Action Allergan sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated January 8, 2013 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. Customers are requested to quarantine and return any unused devices in inventory . In addition, customers are asked to complete and return the acknowledgement form. Customers with questions should contact Allergan at 781-658-2800, Mon- Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Quantity in Commerce 225 units (US) and 81 (Outside US)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA including the states of CA, FL, GA, MI, MN, NJ, NY, OH, OR, RI, TX, VA, and WA, and the countries of Germany, Spain, and UK.
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 = FTL and Original Applicant = SERICA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.