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Class 1 Device Recall Millar disposable angiographic catheter (Left Heart)

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  Class 1 Device Recall Millar disposable angiographic catheter (Left Heart) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 08, 2011
Date Posted March 24, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 27, 2011
Recall Number Z-1725-2011
Recall Event ID 58123
510(K)Number K952773  K993694  
Product Classification Catheter, intravascular, diagnostic - Product Code DQO
Product Millar Instruments, Inc. Millar Sensors Systems Solutions Mikro-Tip Angiographic Catheters Sterile and Nonpyrogenic Model SPC-454D and SPC454F.

Provide intravascular pressure readings and capability for the deliverance of high-speed injection of radiopaque contrast media used in vascular imaging to selected sites in the vascular system.
Code Information 800-4219-1 and 800-4219-3 Listing #: D055900 and D055901
Recalling Firm/
Millar Instruments, Inc
6001-A Gulf Fwy
Houston TX 77023
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Possibility of epoxy debris particles inside the catheter lumen.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process design
Action The firm, Millar, notified their consignees/customers by email and sent hardcopy of email on March 8, 2011. The notification described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to return the catheter(s) to Millar or report back to Millar if the catheter(s) has been consumed. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Director, RA/QA at 832-667-7000.
Quantity in Commerce 1080 units
Distribution MN, NY, Washington DC, NC, MA, MN, PA, CA, MI, Australia, Germany, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, and Norway.
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 = DQO and Original Applicant = MILLAR INSTRUMENTS, INC.