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Class 2 Device Recall Baxter Huber Needle Extension Set

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  Class 2 Device Recall Baxter Huber Needle Extension Set see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 03, 2005
Date Posted August 30, 2005
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 18, 2008
Recall Number Z-1432-05
Recall Event ID 32812
510(K)Number K961495  
Product Classification Set, Administration, Intravascular - Product Code FPA
Product Baxter Interlink System Huber Needle Extension Set, product code 2N3703; An Rx sterile, nonpyrogenic fluid pathway with Needle Gauge 22, Needle Length 3/4'', Total Volume 0.40 mL, Total Length 9''; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015 U.S.A.
Code Information product code 2N3703, lots FC04055, FC05013; extended to include lot FC05026 
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Baxter Healthcare Corp.
Rt. 120 & Wilson Rd
Round Lake IL 60073
For Additional Information Contact Center for One Baxter
800-422-9837
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The extension sets contain microbore female luers that may crack during use, resulting in leakage of medication or incomplete delivery of medication.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Other
Action Baxter sent Urgent Product Recall letters dated 8/3/05 to their customers, to the attention of the Director of Materials Management, via first class mail on the same date. The accounts were informed of the microbore female luers that may crack during use, resulting in the possible under delivery or incomplete delivery of medication. The accounts were instructed to examine their inventory for the affected lots of product, remove it from inventory and return it to Baxter for credit. Any questions were directed to the Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837. Baxter extended the recall to include additional lots via letter dated 12/15/05. The letters referenced the 8/3/05 letter, including a copy of that letter, and listed the affected lots of sets. The instructions for return of the product remained the same as that described in the 8/3/05 letter.
Quantity in Commerce 6,025 sets
Distribution Nationwide, including Puerto Rico and American Samoa, and internationally to Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, Mexico, Venezuela, Malaysia, East Timor 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 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 = FPA and Original Applicant = BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP.
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