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Class 2 Device Recall SmartSite Needleless Connector

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  Class 2 Device Recall SmartSite Needleless Connector see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 22, 2014
Date Posted February 03, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 06, 2015
Recall Number Z-0925-2014
Recall Event ID 67346
510(K)Number K960280  
Product Classification Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
Product SmartSite Needleless Connector, Model No. 2000E

The SmartSite Needleless Connectors are sterile, individually packaged connectors. The connectors are used to administer fluid and medications. The needle free connector allows the user to add medication into the primary line without the use of a needle.
Code Information Lot Numbers:  13045933 13046117 13086415 13086446 13095237 13095302 13095324 13095579 13095674 13095675 13095777 13095778 13095808 13095944 13096011 13096012 13096013 13096158 13096723 13096770 13105584 13106017 13106018 13106096 13106260 13106355 13106451 13106497 13106498 13106753 13106754 13106847 13106848 13106849 13115209 13115210 13115317 13115733 13115734 13115871 13115872 13125361 13125362
Recalling Firm/
CareFusion 303, Inc.
10020 Pacific Mesa Blvd
San Diego CA 92121-4386
For Additional Information Contact
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
CareFusion is recalling the SmartSite Needlefree Connector, model number 2000E, because of connection issues. The affected SmartSite connector lots may unintentionally disconnect from a female luer, may be difficult to disconnect from a female luer, or may fail to disconnect from a female luer once attached. Leakage may also be observed if the connector disconnects from the female luer during in
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action The firm, CareFusion, sent an "URGENT: Medical Device Recall Notification" letter dated January 22, 2014 to customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of the listed lot numbers, contact CareFusion for a replacement of the affected lots, and if you have inventory of the listed products immediately complete and return to CareFusion the enclosed, pre-addressed and postage paid, Recall Response Card. All recalled product should be returned directly to the distributor from whom it was purchased. If you have any question, contact your distributor directly or call the CareFusion Support Center at numbers below. For recall related questions, customers are instructed to contact CareFusion Support center at (888) 562-6018. For adverse event reports, customers are instructed to contact Customer advocacy at (888) 812-3266 or email customerfeedback@carefusion.com. For technical questions regarding the Alaris System, customers are instructed to contact technical support at (888) 812-3229.
Quantity in Commerce 3,500,000 units (2,136,200 units in US; 1,404,700 units foreign)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including Puerto Rico; and internationally to: Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
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 = FPA and Original Applicant = Y