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Class 2 Device Recall HomeChoice Automated PD system

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  Class 2 Device Recall HomeChoice Automated PD system see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 05, 2017
Create Date August 16, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 05, 2020
Recall Number Z-3041-2017
Recall Event ID 77711
510(K)Number K102936  
Product Classification System, peritoneal, automatic delivery - Product Code FKX
Product HomeChoice Pro Automated PD system Model numbers: 5C8310, 5C8310R

Product Usage:
The HomeChoice Automated Personal Cycler is intended for automatic control of dialysate solution exchanges in the treatment of pediatric and adult renal failure patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis.
Code Information all codes
Recalling Firm/
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
1 Baxter Pkwy
Deerfield IL 60015-4625
For Additional Information Contact Center for One Baxter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Baxter Healthcare Corporation has been made aware that users may not be following the instructions in the Operators Manual and incorrectly (using sharp objects) opening disposable set packaging while setting up their Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) therapy, damaging the cassettes for the HomeChoice or HomeChoice PRO cyclers. If damaged cassettes are used, the cyclers may not consistently detect very small holes/cuts in the sheeting of the cassette in the patient valve region and the cycler may deliver air into the patient.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Use error
Action The firm notified their consignees by letter on 07/05/2017 of the potential for damaging the disposable set if tools are used to open the packaging and directing them to only open the packaging by hand by letter.
Quantity in Commerce 23732 units
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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = FKX and Original Applicant = BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.