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Class 2 Device Recall Malecot Nephrostomy Catheter Set,

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  Class 2 Device Recall Malecot Nephrostomy Catheter Set, see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 12, 2017
Create Date March 18, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 24, 2019
Recall Number Z-1101-2018
Recall Event ID 79424
Product Classification Catheter, nephrostomy, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GBO
Product Malecot Nephrostomy Catheter Set, Product Number: M0064101010, GTIN: 08714729005278

The Malecot Nephrostomy Catheter Set is intended to establish percutaneous nephrostomy drainage and is indicated for the following: Diagnostic Indications: " Antegrade pyelography " Pressure/perfusion study (Whitaker test) Therapeutic Indications: " Nephrostomy catheter drainage " Perfusion chemolysis of renal stones " Percutaneous nephrolithotomy " Percutaneous resection and coagulation of urothelial tumors
Code Information Expiration Date Range: 1/22/2018 - 10/4/2021; Batch: 16682347 18705536 20623819 16893775 18773341 20658861 16943409 18876327 20685659 17003572 18898595 20735791 17017122 18987890 20798226 17075064 19058167 20830240 17184857 19515680 20884480 17192710 19900108 20909296 17603504 20094213 20942365 17703884 20261038 21055683 17797369 20312726 21129580 17990644 20401204 21157953 18084498 20458382 21179391 18095911 20491743 21218849 18691891 20517726
Recalling Firm/
Boston Scientific Corporation
100 Boston Scientific Way
Marlborough MA 01752-1234
For Additional Information Contact Donna M. Gardner
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Certain Malecot Nephrostomy Catheters are breaking at the mid-shaft bond during use.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action The firm, Boston Scientific, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Product Removal - Immediate Action Required" letter dated 12/12/2017 to its consignees. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The consignees were instructed to: identify and remove all affected batches from your inventory; immediately discontinue use of and segregate the affected product, and return it to Boston Scientific. Distributors were notified that this removal is to the customer level and asked to notify any customers who received affected product. Consignees were asked to complete and return the Replay Verification Tracking Form (even if you do not have any product to return) via email: BSCFieldActionCenter@bsci.com or Fax to: Field Action Center at 1-866-213-1806. If you have any questions, your local Sales Representative can answer any questions that you may have regarding this removal or contact Vice President , Regulatory Affairs at 508-683-4398 or email: Donna.Gardner@bsci.com or BSCFieldActionCenter@bsci.com.
Quantity in Commerce 1716
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) in the following: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; and countries of: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Australia, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Zimbabwe.
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.