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Class 2 Device Recall Clearlink System ContinuFlo Administration Sets

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  Class 2 Device Recall Clearlink System ContinuFlo Administration Sets see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 12, 2019
Create Date January 09, 2020
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0793-2020
Recall Event ID 84511
510(K)Number K961225  
Product Classification Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
Product Clearlink System Continu-Flo Administration Sets, Product Codes: 2C8519, 2C8537, and 2C8541 - Product Usage:For the administration of fluids from a container into the patients vascular system through a vascular access device.
Code Information Product Codes: 2C8519, UDI 00085412048994; 2C8537, UDI 00085412048970; and 2C8541, UDI 00085412071107 All Lots
Recalling Firm/
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
1 Baxter Pkwy
Deerfield IL 60015-4625
For Additional Information Contact Center for One Baxter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Continu-Flo sets with male Luer bodies at the lower end of, and within, the ISO specification for outer diameter require a higher than expected connection force to fully inset and securely tighten the Luer to the ONE-LINK connector.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action The firm disseminated an urgent medical device correction notice on 12/12/2019. The notice explained the issue and provided the following actions be taken: 1. Baxter will be tightening its internal specifications for the D mold to produce Luers that target the mid to upper range of the ISO specification (target date December 2019). Additional actions, as needed, will be determined through investigation. 2. If you purchased this product directly from Baxter, complete the enclosed Baxter customer reply form and return it to Baxter by faxing it to 224-270-5457 or scanning and e-mailing it to fca@baxter.com, even if you do not have any inventory. Returning the Baxter customer reply form promptly will prevent you from receiving repeat notices. 3. If you purchased this product from a distributor, please note that the Baxter customer reply form is not applicable. If a reply form is provided by your distributor or wholesaler, please return it to the supplier according to their instructions. 4. If you distribute this product to other facilities or departments within your institution, please forward a copy of this communication to them. 5. If you are a dealer, wholesaler, distributor/reseller, or original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that distributed any affected product to other facilities, please distribute this notification to customers and check the associated box on the reply form. For general questions regarding this communication, contact Baxter Product Surveillance at 800-437-5176, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.
Quantity in Commerce 271,014,984 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide distribution and countries of Bermuda, Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Grand Cayman, St. Thomas, Guyana and Barbados, Mexico, Canada, and New Zealand.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = FPA and Original Applicant = BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.