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Class 2 Device Recall 0 deg, 8mm Endoscope, IS4000

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  Class 2 Device Recall 0 deg, 8mm Endoscope, IS4000 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 23, 2015
Date Posted January 14, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 05, 2016
Recall Number Z-0652-2016
Recall Event ID 72776
510(K)Number K131861  
Product Classification System,surgical,computer controlled instrument - Product Code NAY
Product 0 deg, 8mm Endoscope, IS4000:
Model numbers: 470026-34, 470026-40, 470026-41.

General and Plastic Surgery:
The da Vinci Xi endoscope produces high definition (HD), visible light (VIS). The HD video is processed by the system electronics in the Vision Cart and displayed on the Surgeon Console 3D viewer and Vision Cart touchscreen. Endoscopes are available with either a 0 degree or 30 degree tips.
Code Information Model numbers: 470026-34, 470026-40, 470026-41. All lots.
Recalling Firm/
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
1266 Kifer Rd Bldg 100
Sunnyvale CA 94086-5304
For Additional Information Contact Mark Johnson
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
This correction to the da Vinci Xi I&A User Manual communicates proper use of the da Vinci Xi 8 mm Endoscopes in combination with the da Vinci 8 mm and 12 mm cannulae, cannula reducers, and monopolar energy instruments. It informs customers of scenarios that may result in unintended patient harm due to capacitive coupling from monopolar energy sources.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Intuitive Surgical sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter to affected customers on December 4, 2015,. Letters explained the issue and provided action to follow to prevent the issue. Customers were instructed to do the following: Distribute a copy of this letter to all da Vinci Xi users at your facility. 3. Place a copy of this letter with your user manual. 4. Complete the attached Acknowledgement Form and return it to Intuitive Surgical as instructed. 5. Retain a copy of this letter and the Acknowledgement Form for your files. If you need further information or support concerning this Medical Device Notification , please contact your Clinical Sales Representative or contact Intuitive Surgical Customer Service at the numbers listed below: ¿ North and South America: (800) 876-1310, Option 3 (6 AM to 5 PM PST) or mail: customersupport-servicesupport@intusurg.com ¿ Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa: +800 0821 2020 or +41 21 821 2020 (8 AM to 6 PM CET) or ics@intusurg.com ¿ South Korea: 02-3271-3200 (9 AM to 6 PM KSTJ) ¿ Japan: 0120-56-5635 or 003-5575-1362 (9 AM to 6 PM JST)
Quantity in Commerce 2624 total all models
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Venezuela. .
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 = NAY and Original Applicant = INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.