• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Class 2 Device Recall Bondek Suture

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail
Super Search Devices@FDA
510(k) | DeNovo | Registration & Listing | Adverse Events | Recalls | PMA | HDE | Classification | Standards
CFR Title 21 | Radiation-Emitting Products | X-Ray Assembler | Medsun Reports | CLIA | TPLC

New Search Back to Search Results
  Class 2 Device Recall Bondek Suture see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 06, 2007
Date Posted July 17, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 14, 2008
Recall Number Z-1014-2007
Recall Event ID 38220
510(K)Number K992088  
Product Classification Suture - Product Code GAM
Product Various Sizes of Sterile Polygycolic Acid Synthetic Surgical Sutures -Bondek, BON+ BG BR 1 HRX27 1N70CM, Catalog # EP1082N, Bondek, BON+ BG BR 2-0 HR26+ 1RN4X45CM, Catalog # EP8027XN, Bondek, BON+ BG BR 0 12X45CM, Catalog # EP8656N, Bondek, BON+ BG BR 2 12X45CM, Catalog # EP8658N
Code Information Bondek, BON+ BG BR 1 HRX27 1N70CM, Catalog # EP1082N, Lot #2535750; Bondek, BON+ BG BR 2-0 HR26+ 1RN4X45CM, Catalog # EP8027XN Bondek, BON+ BG BR 0 12X45CM, Catalog # EP8656N, Lot #2297631; Bondek, BON+ BG BR 2 12X45CM, Catalog # EP8658N, Lot #2396240, 2498757 & 2511511. 
Recalling Firm/
Teleflex Creek Dr
4024 Stirrup Creek Dr
Durham NC 27703-9000
For Additional Information Contact Michael Crader
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Suture Diameter/Strength specification failure: The products may not meet their final specifications for suture diameter and/or strength which could lead to premature breakage.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Consignees were notified by letter on/about 06/07/2007. They were advised to cease use, remove and quarantine all affected product immediately. Affected products are to be returned to Teleflex Medical. An Acknowledgement & Stock form was included to be completed and returned via fax to Teleflex Medical.
Quantity in Commerce 1920 units total for all types of sutures
Distribution Worldwide-, USA including states of CO, FL, IL, IN, MA, and OH, and Countries of Canada, France and Germany
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 = GAM and Original Applicant = GENZYME SURGICAL PRODUCT (GENZYME BIOSURGERY)