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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-1840-2010
Recall Event ID 55784
510(K)Number K012883  
Product Classification Prosthesis, tracheal, expandable - Product Code JCT
Product Ultraflex Tracheobronchial Stent System. Covered - 8/40/25 Catalog Number: M00569410. 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: 9719739 11024662 11026969 11141579 11142082 11234436 11234516 11579871 11580155 11629573 11720857 11720859 11770928 11770932 11805568 11805570 11963314 11963318 12160054 12160056 12316137 12371714 12403737 12464577 12588801 12639049 12853698 12906234 13073202 13104729 13200936  
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.