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Class 2 Device Recall Medtronic Navigated Cannulated Taps

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  Class 2 Device Recall Medtronic Navigated Cannulated Taps see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 26, 2015
Date Posted June 26, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 23, 2015
Recall Number Z-1847-2015
Recall Event ID 71342
Product Classification Neurological stereotaxic Instrument - Product Code HAW
Product Medtronic Navigated Cannulated Taps

Individual cannulated taps are packaged in a clear plastic tube with protective plastic end caps. Kit/sets contain various devices including the taps. The kit/set configuration varies dependent on the part number. The devices are assembled and packaged into a shipping carton or into a holding tray which is then placed into a shipping carton.

Designed for use in spine surgery to assist in the tapping procedure and the placement of screws during the surgery.
Code Information Correction includes all lots of products distributed between January 2007 and March 2015.  P/N: 9734240,Nav 6.5mm Tap (Cannulated),9734239, Nav 5.5mm Tap (Cannulated), 9734238,Nav 4.5mm Tap (Cannulated), 9734302,6.5mm Tap (Cannulated),9734300,5.5mm Tap (Cannulated),9734298,4.5mm Tap (Cannulated),9734303,7.5mm Tap (Cannulated),9734301,6.0mm Tap (Cannulated),9734299,5.0mm Tap (Cannulated),9734304,8.5mm Tap (Cannulated),9730944,4.5 mm Cannulated Tap,9730945,5.5 mm Cannulated Tap,9730946,6.5 mm Cannulated Tap,9733182,4.0 mm Cannulated Tap, 1.86P,9733183,4.5 mm Cannulated Tap,9733184,4 mm Cannulated Tap, 1.5P, UCSS,960-347,7.5 Old Round APT (Cannulated Tap-Tip only),960-345,6.5 Old Round APT (Cannulated Tap-Tip only),960-344,5.5 Old Round APT (Cannulated Tap-Tip only) The above referenced cannulated taps are included in the kits and,9731921,KIT 9731921 INSTRUMENT SPINE BASIC,9735101,INST KIT 9735101 TAP ASM 4.5 G5, 9735102,INST KIT 9735102 TAP ASM 5.5 G5,9735103,INST KIT 9735103 TAP ASM 6.5 G5,9735107,INST KIT 9735107 TAP ASM 5.0 G5,9735108,INST KIT 9735108 TAP ASM 6.0 G5,9735109,INST KIT 9735109 TAP ASM 7.5 G5,9735149,INST KIT 9735149 CANNULATED 6.5MM TAP,9735150,INST KIT 9735150 CANNULATED 5.5MM TAP,9735151,INST KIT 9735151 CANNULATED 4.5MM TAP,9735168,INST KIT 9735168 4MM TAP 1.86P,9735169,INST KIT 9735169 4.5MM CANN TAP,9735170,INST KIT 9735170 4MM TAP 1.5P,9734490,INST SET 9734490 LEGACY,9734491,INST SET 9734491 SOLERA STD,9734492,INST SET 9734492 SOLERA DEF UPGRADE,9735469,TAPS 9735469 CD HORIZON SOLERA,9734631,TD SET 9734631 LEGACY STD TAPS/DRIVERS,9734632,TD SET 9734632 SOLERA STD TAPS/DRIVERS,9733370,VERTEX MAX SET, 9733370, NAVIGATED,9734838,KIT 9734838 SOLERA 8.5 CANNULATED TAP,
Recalling Firm/
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.
826 Coal Creek Cir
Louisville CO 80027-9710
For Additional Information Contact Scott Hutton
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Medtronic Navigation is initiating a field correction due to the potential for injury which could occur as a result of cleaning the Medtronic Navigated Cannulated Taps.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Error in labeling
Action Consignees were notified via Urgent Medical Device Correction Notification on 5/26/15. The letter identified the affected product and described the issue. This field correction does not require the return of the subject products. Revised instructions for use are being provided to the identified consignees.
Quantity in Commerce 15,798
Distribution Worldwide Distribution.
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.