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Class 2 Device Recall Teleflex Medical Berman Angiographic Balloon Catheter and Reverse Berman Angiographic Balloon Cathet

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  Class 2 Device Recall Teleflex Medical Berman Angiographic Balloon Catheter and Reverse Berman Angiographic Balloon Cathet see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 04, 2013
Date Posted April 04, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 21, 2013
Recall Number Z-1057-2013
Recall Event ID 64593
510(K)Number K892530  
Product Classification Catheter, flow directed - Product Code DYG
Product Arrow/Teleflex Medical Berman Angiographic Balloon Catheter and Reverse Berman Angiographic Balloon Catheter.

The Arrow Berman(TM) Angiographic Catheter is indicated for use in right heart catheterization for cardiac angiography, and measurement of the right heart and pulmonary artery pressures. It can be sued to inject radiopaque media and measure pressures in any chamber or vessel that can be entered from the right heart. The Arrow Berman(TM) Angiographic Catheter is also indicated for use in Balloon Occlusion Femoral Angiography (BOFA) of the ipsilateral leg for adult patients. The Arrow Reverse Berman(TM) Angiographic Catheter is indicated for balloon occlusion pulmonary angiography.
Code Information Part Numbers --AI-07035, AI-07131, AI-07135, AI-07037, AI-07132, AI-07136, AI-07130, AI-07133, AI-07137, AI-07130-J, AI-07134, AND AI-07138.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Arrow International Inc
2400 Bernville Road
Reading PA 19605
For Additional Information Contact Jennifer Thompson
610-378-0131 Ext. 60347
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The product specifications sheet, part of the Instructions for Use (IFU), for the specified product numbers, reference Renografin-76 contrast medium (viscosity of 8.4 centipoise), which is no longer available. Firm is in the process of updating the labeling for these products. In the meantime, when choosing an alternative contrast medium, health care providers are instructed to select a contrast
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling Change Control
Action Arrow sent an Urgent Medical Device Customer Notification letter dated March 4, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Arrow is in the process of updating the labeling; in the meantime they wanted to instruct all customers to select a contrast medium with a viscosity of 8.4 centipoise or lower for use with the pressure and flow settings specified in the current IFU. In addition, they are placing an insert card in kits for the specified product codes alerting them that Renografin-76 is no longer available and to select a contract medium with a viscosity of 8/4 centipose or lower for use with the pressure and flow setting specified in the current IFU. Arrow remains committed to providing high quality, safe and effective products. If you require additional information or clarification regarding this matter, please contact your Sales Representative or Arrow's Customer Service Department at (866) 396-2111.
Quantity in Commerce 99627ea
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including Puerto Rico and the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI and WV. and the countries of Australia, Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile, Taiwan, Pakistan, Colombia, Argentina, Korea Republic, New Zealand, Guatemala, Thailand, Peru, Bahamas, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, Japan, Ireland, India, Singapore, China, Canada and Mexico.
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 = DYG and Original Applicant = ARROW INTL., INC.
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