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Class 1 Device Recall Pipeline" Flex Embolization Device, Pipeline" Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology"

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  Class 1 Device Recall Pipeline" Flex Embolization Device, Pipeline" Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology" see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 13, 2021
Create Date September 03, 2021
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-2403-2021
Recall Event ID 88447
PMA Number P100018 
Product Classification Intracranial aneurysm flow diverter - Product Code OUT
Product EV3 Pipeline Flex Embolization Device with Flex Shield Technology
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Recalling Firm/
Micro Therapeutics Inc,
9775 Toledo Way
Irvine CA 92618-1811
For Additional Information Contact David Young
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Due to potential push wire fractures in the delivery system during use. The issue presents as a fracture in the spiral cut area of the Hypotube.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action On 07/13/2021, the firm sent via mail courier service an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" Notification letter to customer informing them they have received reports of serious injuries and deaths in connection with delivery pushwire fracture at the distal section of the delivery system during use. This recall affects all models of the embolization devices manufactured between April - October 2019, and April - May 2020. Customers are instructed to: 1. Do NOT use any impacted product. Remove and quarantine all unused impacted products in their inventory. 2. Return the impacted products to the Recalling Firm. Their Recalling Firm representative can assist in facilitating the return of product as necessary. If alternative product is needed, their Recalling Firm representative can assist them with identifying suitable replacement product. 3. Complete the attached Customer Confirmation Form, see Attachment 2, and fax it to 1-651-367-7075 to the attention of Neurovascular Quality or email it to rs.navfca@medtronic.com. 4. Share this communication within their organization, with other organizations where impacted devices may have been transferred, and any other associated organizations that may be impacted by this action. For additional questions and/or assistance, contact the Recalling Firm's Representative or email the Office of Medical Affairs at rs.nvoma@medtronic.com.
Quantity in Commerce 16,169 total devices for all model/products
Distribution U.S.: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, Puerto Rico, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WV O.U.S.: Argentina, Brazil Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Austria, Belgium, Canary Island, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Brunei Darussalam, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Tunisia, Reunion, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and Republic of Korea.
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.
PMA Database PMAs with Product Code = OUT and Original Applicant = Micro Therapeutics, Inc. d/b/a ev3 NEUROVASCULAR