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Class 2 Device Recall Baxter HomeChoice/HomeChoice Pro

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  Class 2 Device Recall Baxter HomeChoice/HomeChoice Pro see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 07, 2013
Create Date August 22, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 23, 2016
Recall Number Z-2609-2016
Recall Event ID 66606
510(K)Number K102936  
Product Classification Peritoneal system automatic delivery - Product Code FKX
Product 1) The HomeChoice automated peritoneal dialysis system. Dataplate located on the device is labeled in part: Baxter.

2) The HomeChoice PRO automated peritoneal dialysis system. Dataplate located on the device is labeled in part: Baxter.

The HomeChoice/HomeChoice Pro Automated Personal Cycler peritoneal dialysis system is intended for automatic control of dialysate solution exchange in the treatment of pediatric and adult renal failure patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis.
Code Information *** 1) HomeChoice automated peritoneal dialysis system:  Product Codes: 5C4471 and 5C4471R;  Serial Numbers: All serial numbers;   *** 2) HomeChoice Pro automated peritoneal dialysis system:  Product Codes: 5C8310 and 5C8310R;  Serial Numbers: All serial numbers
Recalling Firm/
Baxter Healthcare Corp.
1 Baxter Pkwy
Deerfield IL 60015-4625
For Additional Information Contact The Center for One Baxter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
In systems with version 10.4 software Initial Drain logic, the device will attempt to drain the patient to empty at the beginning of therapy (initial drain). The operator can stop, but cannot bypass, the active Initial Drain. This is to mitigate against Unintended Increased Intraperitoneal Volume (IIVP). This can cause serious problems in patients with unrelated a co-morbid condition of ascites.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling design
Action An IMPORTANT PRODUCT INFORMATION letter dated October 7, 2013, was sent to all affected customers. The letter included instructions for clinicians to: 1) be aware that HomeChoice will attempt to drain the patient to empty at the beginning of therapy (Initial Drain); 2) review HomeChoice instructions for use for additional details on HomeChoice 10.4 Initial Drain Logic; 3) acknowledge your receipt of the notification by completing the attached Customer Reply Form and returning by fax to either 224-270-5457 or scanning and e-mailing it to fca@baxter.com; 3) if the recipient of the letter is a dealer, wholesaler, or distributor/reseller that distributed any product to other facilities, to forward the communication to all customers who may have received these products. Clinical questions should be addressed to Baxter's Renal Division Clinical Helpline at 888-736-2543, option 2 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00PM CST). General questions about this recall should be addressed to The Center for One Baxter at 800-422-9837 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST).
Quantity in Commerce *** 1) Product Codes 5C4471 and 5C4471R: Approximately 48,600 units; *** 2) Product Codes 5C8310 and 5C8310R: Approxiamtely 16,990 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution. US nationwide including Puerto Rico; Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan
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 = FKX and Original Applicant = BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.