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Date Initiated by Firm March 04, 2013
Date Posted June 26, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 02, 2013
Recall Number Z-1596-2013
Recall Event ID 65138
510(K)Number K113520  
Product Classification Sterilant, medical devices - Product Code MED
Product Quick Connect QLC1677E, QRC1699E, QPC1721E and QFC1683E. STERIS Corporation, Mentor, OH 44060

QLC1677E, QRC1699E, QPC1721E and QFC1683E contain processing instructions, a Quick Reference Wall Chart and a flow unit. The flow unit consists of a Quick Reference Card, tubing, tethers and adapters for connecting specified devices to Flexible Processing Trays/Containers.
Code Information LOT NUMBERS: QLC1677E: 1986157 - 2740157; QRC1699E: 1953884- 3376282 & QPC1721E/ QFC1683E: 3809423-Q001121.
Recalling Firm/
Steris Corporation
5960 Heisley Rd
Mentor OH 44060-1834
For Additional Information Contact Jason Bean
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During a routine label review, the firm identified four SYSTEM 1E Quick Connects that will be updated to reflect the removal of obsolete device models. This labeling review process also highlighted the opportunity to combine two existing quick connects into a single product while eliminating the obsolete models.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling Change Control
Action STERIS sent a Customer Notification letter dated February 19, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to replace their existing labels with labels they provided in their customer notification package. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you and as always STERIS Corporation is dedicated to support our products and valued Customers. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact your STERIS Capital Account Manager. For further questions please call (440)392-7348
Quantity in Commerce QLC1677E: 38; QRC1699E: 128 & QPC1721E/QFC1683E: 0
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including the states of AK, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI and WY.
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 = MED and Original Applicant = STERIS Corporation