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Date Initiated by Firm March 11, 2014
Date Posted March 25, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 15, 2017
Recall Number Z-1276-2014
Recall Event ID 67710
510(K)Number K082156  
Product Classification Laparoscope, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GCJ
Product Weck¿ Vista", Universal Laparoscopic Port, Size 5/10mmx100mm,

Product Usage:
An endoscope and accessories is a device used to provide access, illumination, and allow observation or manipulation of body cavities, hollow organs, and canals.
Code Information Product Code: 405910, Lot Number: 01G1200242, 01G1200341, 01J1200100, 01J1200378, 01J1200461, 01K1200266, 01K1200171, 01L1200182, 01A1300139, 01B1300050, 01D1300318, 01E1300217, and 01E1300432.
Recalling Firm/
Teleflex Medical
2917 Weck Dr.
Research Triangle Park NC 27709
For Additional Information Contact Michael T. Taggart
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Complaints were received of leakage of insufflation gas through the device, which can cause difficulty or delay in the completion of laparoscopic surgical procedures.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Teleflex sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated March 11, 2014 to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to return all affected product to Teleflex Medical per the instructions provided in the letter. Customers were asked to complete the enclosed Recall Acknowledgment Form and fax it to 1-866-804-9881, Attn: Customer Service. For questions contact your local sales representative or Customer Service at 1-866-246-6990.
Quantity in Commerce 55,521 ea. in total
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide including Puerto Rica and the countries of: Australia, Brazil, China, Canada, Malaysia, Korea, Ireland Singapore and Vietnam.
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 = GCJ and Original Applicant = TELEFLEX MEDICAL