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Class 1 Device Recall Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System

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  Class 1 Device Recall Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 09, 2014
Date Posted June 27, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 14, 2015
Recall Number Z-1921-2014
Recall Event ID 68503
510(K)Number K984053  
Product Classification Shunt, central nervous system and components - Product Code JXG
Product Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System, SmartSite Injection Sites, Catalog No. 46914.

Intended to allow drainage and measurement of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and other fluids of similar physical character from the ventricles or the lumbar subarachnoid (intrathecal) region.
Code Information Lot No.  206843112 206854300 206875578 206923218 206951123 206962974 206986677 207167084 207246210 207312741 207441171 207466011 207466012 207560684 207632971 207659577 207716835 207716836 207766493 207900255 207945036 207983301 208008802
Recalling Firm/
Medtronic Neurosurgery
125 Cremona Dr
Goleta CA 93117-3083
For Additional Information Contact
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Medtronic Neurosurgery is recalling the Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring Systems because the patient line tubing in the Duet External Drainage and Monitoring Systems may become disconnected from the patient line stopcock.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action An Urgent Medical Device Recall letter, dated 6/9/14, was sent to all their customers who purchased the Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring Systems. The letter informs the customers of the problem identified and the actions to be taken. Customers are instructed to cease use of the affected product, return any used units, account for any product used and verify that connections are in the condition as stated in the Instructions for Use for product currently in use. Additionally, customers are to complete the Customer Product Accountability Form. Customers with questions about the recall letter are instructed to contact Bob Shokoohi at (805) 571-8725.
Quantity in Commerce 5,744 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.
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 = JXG and Original Applicant = MEDTRONIC PS MEDICAL