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Class 2 Device Recall Sarns" Venous Return Cannulae

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  Class 2 Device Recall Sarns" Venous Return Cannulae see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 23, 2013
Date Posting Updated November 08, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 18, 2014
Recall Number Z-0196-2014
Recall Event ID 66624
510(K)Number K934127  
Product Classification Catheter, cannula and tubing, vascular, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWF
Product Sarns" Venous Return Cannulae, 20 Fr with 1/4" flare, 14.5" (37 cm) long.

Indicated for venous drainage during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery for dial cannulation of the superior and inferior vena cava.
Code Information Catalog Number 9473, Lot Numbers 0689812
Recalling Firm/
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
6200 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor MI 48103-9586
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During an in-process inspection, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) identified the presence of loose fiber particulate that exceeded finished product specifications on certain product lots of Sarns" Soft-Flow¿ Aortic Cannulae and Sarns" Venous Return Cannulae.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Employee error
Action On 10/23/13, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL LETTER to their consignees. The letter identified the reason for the device removal, identified the affected product and associated potential hazards, and provided recall instructions to their customers regarding affected product return. Questions regarding this recall are directed to CVS Customer Service M-F, 8am-6pm at 1-800-521-2818.
Quantity in Commerce 40 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA including DC and the states of MO,TX,OK, LA, MA, CA, WI, and MI and the country of Canada.
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 = DWF and Original Applicant = 3M HEALTH CARE, SARNS