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Class 2 Device Recall Tec 6 Plus Vaporizer

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 Class 2 Recall
Tec 6 Plus Vaporizer
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Date Posted September 06, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on April 17, 2015
Recall Number Z-2161-2013
Recall Event ID 65970
Premarket Notification
510(K) Numbers
K000275  K925580 
Product Classification Gas-Machine, Anesthesia - Product Code BSZ
Product Tec 6 continuous Flow Vaporizer and Tec 6 Plus Anesthesia Vaporizer. The Datex-Ohmeda Tec 6 Plus and Tec 6 Plus NAD Variant is an electronic vaporizer which delivers the anesthetic agent desflurane. The Tec 6 Plus attaches only to Datex-Ohmeda anesthesia machines equipped with the proprietary Selectatec manifold. The Tec 6 Plus NAD Variant attaches only to NAD anesthesia machines equipped with the NAD exclusion type manifold.
Code Information Part Numbers: X1107-9001-000, X1107-9002-000, X1107-9003-000, X1107-9004-000, X1107-9005-000, X1107-9006-000, X1107-9007-000, X1109-9008-000, X1109-9009-000, X1107-9010-000, X1107-9011-000, X1107-9012-000, X1107-9014-000, X1107-9015-000, X1107-9016-000, X1107-9101-000, X1107-9102-000, X1107-9103-000, X1107-9201-000, X1107-9202-000, X1107-9203-000, X1107-9205-000, X1107-9206-000, X1107-9601-000, X1107-9602-000, X1107-9603-000, X1107-9604-000, X1107-9605-000, X1107-9606-000, X1107-9607-000, X1107-9608-000, X1107-9609-000, X1107-9610-000, X1107-9611-000, X1107-9612-000, X1107-9614-000, X1107-9615-000, X1107-9616-000, X1107-9617-000, M1145610-X, M1220023-X, M1220854-X, M1221495-X, 2064455-X, M1243207-X, X1107-9701-000, X1107-9702-000, X1107-9703-000, X1107-9211-000, X1107-9212-000, X1107-9213-000, X1107-9215-000, X1107-9216-000, X1107-9217-000, X1107-9207-000, X1107-9208-000, 2066725-X, 2066835-X, 2069767-X, 1107-9601-000, 1107-9612-000, M1221495, M1220023, M1243207, 1107-9602-000, 1107-9603-000, 1107-9604-000, 1107-9605-000, 1107-9606-000, 1107-9607-000, 1107-9608-000, 1107-9609-000, 1107-9610-000, 1107-9611-000, 1107-9614-000, 1107-9615-000, 1107-9616-000, 1107-9617-000, M1145610, M1220854, 2064455-001, M1098876, 2066725-001, 2066835-001, 2069767-001, X1107-8003-000, X1107-8006-000, X1107-8007-000, X1107-8008-000, X1107-8012-000, X1107-8013-000, X1107-8014-000, X1107-8015-000, X1107-8016-000, X1107-8017-000, X1107-8018-000, X1107-8019-000
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-1615
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
GE Healthcare has recently become aware of a potential safety issue involving the pre-operative check, low pressure leak test at 1% dial setting of the Tec 6 and Tec 6 Plus Vaporizers. The user manual pre-operative check, low pressure leak test may not detect the full range of leaks from seal wear degradation in the vaporizers. If the leak is not detected, it will result in fresh gas leaking to
FDA Determined
Cause 2
CHANGE CONTROL (GMP - GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE): Component Change Control
Action GE Healthcare sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated August 1, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter described the issue, asked that the Tec 6 and Tec 6 Plus Vaporizers user manual be updated with the attached addendum. Also Users are to perform the user manual recommended pre-operative check which includes the low pressure leak test on every vaporizer with the dial turned to the 12% setting instead of the specified 1% setting as per the attached addendum. If the device does not pass the new low pressure leak at 12%, it should be removed from service and consignee should ontact a GE Healthcare Representative for a repair/replacement. If the vaporizer passes the new low pressure leak test at the 12 % setting, it can continue to be used, however, as detailed in the user manual, continue to routinely perform the pre-operative check which includes the low pressure leak test.A Medical Device Correction Confirmation form was asked to be sent back to GE. Customers with questions or concerns were instructed to call 1-855-700-4350 or send an email to vaporizer.admin@ge.com. For countries outside the US, customers were instructed to contact their local GE Healthcare Service Representative. For questions regarding this recall call 262-513-4122.
Quantity in Commerce 31,443 devices (23,947 US, 7496 OUS)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Puerto Rico and internationally to AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BAHAMAS, BAHRAIN, BELGIUM, BOLIVIA, BRAZIL, CANADA, CHILE, CHINA, COSTA RICA, CROATIA local name-Hrvatska, CYPRUS, DENMARK, ECUADOR, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, HONG KONG, INDIA, IRELAND, ISRAEL, ITALY, JORDAN, KOREA-REPUBLIC OF, KUWAIT, LITHUANIA, MALAYSIA, MALTA, MEXICO, NETHERLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, NORWAY, OMAN, PAKISTAN, POLAND, PORTUGAL, QATAR, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SAUDI ARABIA, SINGAPORE, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, SWITZERLAND, TAIWAN, THAILAND, TURKEY, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UNITED KINGDOM, and VENEZUELA,
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

 
1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = BSZ and Original Applicant = DATEX-OHMEDA, INC.
510(K)s with Product Code = BSZ and Original Applicant = OHMEDA ANESTHESIA SYSTEMS THERAPY GROUP
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