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Class 2 Device Recall Ultraflex tracheobronchial Stent System

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  Class 2 Device Recall Ultraflex tracheobronchial Stent System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 17, 2010
Date Posted June 25, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 20, 2011
Recall Number Z-1832-2010
Recall Event ID 55784
510(K)Number K012883  
Product Classification Prosthesis, tracheal, expandable - Product Code JCT
Product Ultraflex Tracheobronchial Stent System. Uncovered - 16/60 Catalog Number: M00569240. Single Use, Rx only. Boston Scientific, Natick, MA 01760.

Indicated for the use in the treatment of tracheobronchial structures produced by malignant neoplasms.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 9788267 9788271 11049037 11056582 11056585 11403326 11403328 11431343 11717548 11755703 11830899 11831041 11951517 11951518 11959858 12073643 12147846 12150333 12150334 12351322 12396570 12570576 12622864 12659254 12833387 12898137 12946945 13199903  
Recalling Firm/
Boston Scientific Corporation
100 Boston Scientific Way
Marlborough MA 01752-1234
For Additional Information Contact same
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Suture related device failures during deployment and repositioning of the stent
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Boston Scientific issued an "Urgent Medical Device Recall - Immediate Action Required" notification dated May 17, 2010 to U.S. Distributors stating that use and distribution of products should cease immediately and return all affected product to the firm for replacement. Distributors were asked to complete and return reply a verification tracking form. For further information, contact Boston Scientific at 1-866-868-4004.
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - Only US distributed product is affected by recall
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 = JCT and Original Applicant = BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.