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  Class 2 Device Recall see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 25, 2005
Date Posted July 16, 2005
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 14, 2006
Recall Number Z-0998-05
Recall Event ID 32177
510(K)Number K822806  K832287  K841639  
Product Classification Catheter, Flow Directed - Product Code DYG
Product Right Heart Catheter Product Line:
Catalog Number 601272------WP1106 Wedge Press Cath.
Code Information Catalog Number 601272. Lot Number, Exp. Date: 0060460588, 6/30/05; 0060478671, 6/30/05; 0060499553, 9/30/05; 0060514303, 10/31/05; 0060541506, 12/31/05; 0060558250, 3/31/06; 0060707682, 7/31/06; 0060715898, 8/31/06; 0060721686, 9/30/06; 0060724934, 9/30/06; 0060741461, 12/31/06; 0060746728, 1/31/06. 
Recalling Firm/
B. Braun Medical, Inc.
901 Marcon Blvd
Allentown PA 18109-9512
For Additional Information Contact Lori Sands
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Reports in a small percentage of Right Heart Catheter Products Line related to cracked catheter tips, leaking at the manifold and cracked hubs.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The firm sent out recall notification letters to the Directors of Materials Management on 5/27/2005.
Quantity in Commerce 172 units
Distribution Product was distributed to distributors and hospitals nationwide. Also, the products were distributed to Germany and Japan.
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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DYG and Original Applicant = NOVA MEDICAL SPECIALTIES