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Class 2 Device Recall GrebSet MicroIntroducer Kit

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  Class 2 Device Recall GrebSet MicroIntroducer Kit see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 12, 2017
Create Date February 23, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 18, 2018
Recall Number Z-1250-2017
Recall Event ID 76363
510(K)Number K081846  
Product Classification Catheter, intravascular, diagnostic - Product Code DQO
Product GrebSet Micro-Introducer Kit, model 7941, Sterilized with Ethylene Oxide.

Product Usage:
The GrebSet micro-introducer kit is intended to facilitate the percutaneous placement of guidewires in the vascular system and for delivery of contrast media to vascular sites.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 581212, 584392, 594115, 597202
Recalling Firm/
Vascular Solutions, Inc.
6464 Sycamore Ct N
Maple Grove MN 55369-6032
For Additional Information Contact VSIs Customer Service Dept.
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Four Lots of GrebSet Micro-introducer Kits, model 7941, contain guidewires that have a shelf life shorter than the kit expiration date.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Error in labeling
Action Consignees were sent on 1/12/2017 a Vascular Solutions "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter dated January 11th, 2017. The letter identified the problem and product involved in the recall. The letter provided "Your Immediate Action Is Required". This included to remove the product from inventory and to complete and return the VSI's Account Inventory Form to VSIs Customer Service Dept.
Quantity in Commerce 633
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution in the states of NH, ME, VT, NY, LA, MS, AL CA, IA, WA, OR, MD, DE, PA, NJ, ID, TX, OK, MO, WI, GA, FL, AR, OH, AZ.
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 = DQO and Original Applicant = VASCULAR SOLUTIONS, INC.