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Class 2 Device Recall Sarns Malleable Dualstage Venous Return Cannulae

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Date Initiated by Firm March 03, 2014
Date Posted March 19, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 12, 2014
Recall Number Z-1220-2014
Recall Event ID 67598
510(K)Number K920902  
Product Classification Catheter, cannula and tubing, vascular, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWF
Product Sarns Malleable Dual-stage Venous Return Cannulae, 32/40 Fr with 1/2" connector, 15" (38 cm) long

The Sarns Malleable Dual-stage Venous Return Catheters and Sarns Dual-stage Venous Return Cannula are indicated for single-tube venous drainage from the right atrium and vena cava during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. These devices are indicated for up to 6 hours of use.
Code Information Catalog Number 4935
Recalling Firm/
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
6200 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor MI 48103-9586
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
During in-process inspection, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) identified exposed basket wire on certain product lots of Sarns Malleable Dual-stage Venous Return Cannulae and Sarns Dual-stage Venous Return Cannulae.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Terumo sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated March 3, 2014, to all affected consignees. The letter included the reason for removal, potential hazards, and customer instructions. Terumo CVS advised users to stop using the affected devices and return any unused product on hand. Questions or concerns were directed to Terumo CVS Customer Service: 1-800-521-2818 M-F, 8am-6pm. For questions regarding this recall call 734-741-6173.
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NY, PA, TN, TX, and Internationallly to United Arab Emirates (UAE), Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Belgium, Japan, Mexico, and 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