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Class 2 Device Recall NxStage Dialysate Sack (SAK) with Concentrate

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  Class 2 Device Recall NxStage Dialysate Sack (SAK) with Concentrate see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 14, 2014
Date Posted June 24, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 13, 2017
Recall Number Z-1861-2014
Recall Event ID 68354
510(K)Number K140571  K111174  
Product Classification Dialysate Subsystem, proportioning - Product Code FKR
Product NxStage Dialysate Sack (SAK) with Concentrate
for Use with PureFlow SL
REF: SAK-407
Lactate 40, Potassium 1, Sodium 140, Calcium 3, Magnesium 1,
Chloride 105, Glucose (mg/dL) 100
Batch Size (liters) 50

Code Information Lot code: 40179074 
Recalling Firm/
NxStage Medical, Inc.
350 Merrimack Street
Lawrence MA 01843-1748
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
SAK Dialysate Concentrate contain aluminum levels which exceed internal product specification
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Material/Component Contamination
Action NxStage issued Initial recall letter dated 5/14/14 to dialysis centers. An error was noted and an updated letter dated 5/15/14 was resent to dialysis centers. The updated 5/15/14 letter was emailed to all current active PureFlow SL patients who had provided an email address followed by UPS next business day letter sent to all current active PureFlow SL patients. Accounts are requested to examine inventory and remove product. Contact NxStage Customer Service to arrange for return of all affected product and for replacement product to be sent. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact NxStage Customer Service at 1-866-NXSTAGE (1-866-697-8243).
Quantity in Commerce 91 cases
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to France, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the UK.
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 = FKR and Original Applicant = NXSTAGE MEDICAL, INC.