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Class 2 Device Recall Olympus Distal Attachment (in Olympus Disposable EMR Kit)

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  Class 2 Device Recall Olympus Distal Attachment (in Olympus Disposable EMR Kit) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 27, 2023
Date Posted September 07, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-2523-2023
Recall Event ID 92784
510(K)Number K984358  
Product Classification Gastroscope and accessories, flexible/rigid - Product Code FDS
Product Reusable distal attachments
MH-462, MH-463, MH-464, MH-465, MH-466, MH-483, MH-587, MH-588(US), MH-589, MH-590, MH-591, MH-592, MH-593, MH-594, MH-595, MH-596, MH-597, MH-598, MAJ-289, MAJ-290, MAJ-291, MAJ-292, MAJ-293, MAJ-294, MAJ-295, MAJ-296, MAJ-297, MAJ-663, MAJ-664, MAJ-665, MAJ-666
Code Information Model: UDI: MH-462 4953170047732 MH-463 4953170047756 MH-464 4953170047770 MH-465 4953170047794 MH-466 4953170047817 MH-483 N/A MH-587 4953170047855 MH-588 4953170364518 (US) MH-589 4953170047893 MH-590 N/A MH-591 4953170047930 MH-592 N/A MH-593 4953170047978 MH-594 4953170047992 MH-595 4953170048012 MH-596 N/A MH-597 4953170048050 MH-598 N/A MAJ-289 N/A MAJ-290 N/A MAJ-291 N/A MAJ-292 N/A MAJ-293 N/A MAJ-294 N/A MAJ-295 N/A MAJ-296 N/A MAJ-297 N/A MAJ-663 N/A MAJ-664 N/A MAJ-665 N/A MAJ-666 N/A DIstal Attachment- All lots
Recalling Firm/
Aomori Olympus Co., Ltd.
2 Chome 248-1
Kuroishi Japan
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The Distal Attachment contain di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), which exceeds the permissible exposure level calculated according to ISO 10993-17: 2002
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Olympus issued Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter dated July 27, 2023 to ENDOSCOPY DEPARTMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT. Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: Immediately assess any product you have to identify the product number with affected lot listed in this communication, cease use and quarantine any affected products. The image below depicts the area where the lot number is identified. The lot# is on the Carton box and Pack. Please refer to Attachment 2 for the identification of the subject products. 2. Call your Olympus customer service representative at 1-800-848-9024, option 2. Olympus will issue a Return Material Authorization to return any affected product at no charge to you. Olympus will issue a credit to your facility for your affected product. 3. Olympus requests that you acknowledge receipt of this letter through the Olympus recall portal. a. Go to https://olympusamerica.com/recall b. Enter the file (recall) number: 0429 4. If you have further distributed this product, identify your customers, forward them this notification, and appropriately document your notification process. Olympus requests that you report complaints, including patient physical condition suspected to be affected by DEHP, to Olympus. Please report complaints to our Technical Assistance Center (TAC) at 1-800-848-9024 (option 1). If you require additional information, please contact Tara Safi, Field Corrective Actions Administrator at Tara.Safi@Olympus.com.
Quantity in Commerce 1,252 units
Distribution US Nationwide 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 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 = FDS and Original Applicant = OLYMPUS AMERICA, INC.