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Class 2 Device Recall Stryker InterPulse Irrigation System

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  Class 2 Device Recall Stryker InterPulse Irrigation System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 09, 2017
Create Date March 28, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 16, 2019
Recall Number Z-1246-2018
Recall Event ID 79418
Product Classification Lavage, jet - Product Code FQH
Product 1. InterPulse Handpiece with coaxial bone cleaning tip, Product Number: 0210-110-100, UDI: (01)4546540861641; 2. InterPulse Handpiece with Coaxial High Flow Tip, Product Number: 0210-114-100, UDI: (01)4546540861764; 3. InterPulse Handpiece with Retractable Coaxial Fan Spray Tip, Product Number: 0210-118-200, UDI: (01)4546540861818; 4. InterPulse Irrigation Only Handpiece with Fan Spray Tip, Product Number: 0210-218-000, UDI: (01)4546540144300
for orthopedic use.

Code Information 1. Lot Numbers: 17283012, 17284012, 17286012; 2. Lot Numbers: 17278012, 17280012, 17282012, 17283012, 17285012, 17289012, 17292012; 3. Lot Number: 17279012; 4. Lot Number: 17284012   UDI: (01)4546540861641; (01)4546540861764; (01)4546540861818; (01)4546540144300      
Recalling Firm/
Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation
4100 E Milham Ave
Portage MI 49002-9704
For Additional Information Contact Erin Bissonnette
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Lack of sterility assurance as bioburden levels were found to be higher than internal acceptable rates.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Environmental control
Action Letters dated November 16, 2017, were sent to customers. Actions to be taken by the Customer/User: 1. Immediately review this Recall Notification. 2. Check all stock areas and/or operating room storage to determine if any devices from the affected lots are at your facility. 3. Quarantine and discontinue use of the recalled devices. 4. Complete and sign the enclosed Business Reply Form (BRF). 5. If you have further distributed these products, please forward this letter and the attached BRF to all affected locations. Please indicate each location on the BRF. 6. Return the completed BRF to Stryker Instruments Post Market Regulatory Compliance via fax (866-521- 2762) or email (erin.bissonnette@stryker.com). 7. If the BRF for your facility indicates that recalled product is currently on hand, a FedEx label will be emailed to you. This shipping label should be used to return recalled product. Upon receipt of the recalled product, a credit will be issued to your account. 8. Report any adverse events associated with the use of these devices to Stryker Instruments 1-800-253-3210, including any infections potentially associated with the use of affected product.
Quantity in Commerce 5988
Distribution Distributed in all 50 U.S. States and the District of Columbia. Distributed in Australia, Argentina, Japan, Canada, Chile, Korea, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, 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.