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Enforcement Report for January 17, 2007

The FDA Enforcement Report is published weekly by the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services. It contains information on actions taken in connection with agency Regulatory activities.

 

January 17, 2007
07-03

 

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: FOOD and COSMETICS - CLASS I

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PRODUCT
Classic Oatmeal Big Batch Homestyle Cookies, Archway, 13.75 ounce packages, Recall # F-088-7
CODE
Date code: 'Best Before Jan 11 07 AX'.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Archway & Mothers Cookie Co., Ashland, OH, by telephone beginning on October 26, 2006, e-mail on October 27, 2006, press release on November 3, 2006, and by letter on November 6, 2006.
Manufacturer: Archway & Mothers Cookie Co., Ashland,OH. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The cookies contain tree nuts (walnuts), but the product label indicates only that the products may contain traces of peanuts and tree nuts.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
299 cases/34/13.75 ounce packages per case
DISTRIBUTION
States East of the Mississippi River

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PRODUCT
Llano and Nature's Partner brands Fresh Mexican Cantaloupes, packed in cardboard boxes, labeled in part as Llano and Nature's Partner Cantaloupes, Recall # F-089-7
CODE
Pending
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Rio Vista Ltd., Rio Rico, AZ, by telephone on November 6, 2006, press release on November 17, 2006, and by letter on November 18, 2006.
Manufacturer: S.P.R. De. R.I. Santaine, Sonora, Mexico. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Sample analysis by the FDA found the product contaminated with Salmonella.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
62,640 cartons
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Canada

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PRODUCT
Crunchmaster Toasted Sesame Crunchy Oven Baked Rice Crackers; Net Wt.3.5 oz. plastic tray with plastic film wrapper; UPC 8 53358 00045 7. The affected packages of toasted sesame crackers were sold exclusively at Costco Stores in a cardboard sleeve 6-pack containing 3 packages of toasted sesame crackers and 3 packages of artisan four cheese crackers. The 6-pack sleeve is labeled as Crunchmaster Rice Crackers *** Artisan Four Cheese *** Toasted Sesame *** 6 Pack *** New Wt 21 oz. (1 lb 5 oz) (595 g) *** UPC 8 53358 00046 4, Recall # F-090-7
Product Public Reason for Recall:
CODE
Best Before JUN 08 2007 B
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
TH Foods Inc., Loves Park, IL, by telephone, fax, e-mail and letter on November 28, 2006, and by press release on November 30, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Some of the packages of Crunchmaster Toasted Sesame Rice Crackers actually contain Crunchmaster Artisan Four Cheese Rice Crackers which contain milk products that are not declared on the sesame cracker ingredients statement.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2,680 packages in 893 6-packs
DISTRIBUTION
TX and WA

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: BIOLOGICS - CLASS II

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Recall # B-0525-7;
b) Platelets, Recall # B-0526-7
CODE
a) and b) Unit KT10444
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Central Blood Bank, Pittsburgh, PA, by facsimile on July 15, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, which were possibly contaminated with Enterococcus faecalis, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
PA

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0537-7
CODE
Unit 5466120
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by telephone and facsimile on August 29, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor with a history of leukemia, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0538-7
CODE
Unit 033GW32048
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
American National Red Cross, Connecticut Region, Farmington, CT, by telephone on August 4, 2006 and by letter dated August 8, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, manufactured from an overweight unit of Whole Blood, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
CT

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0553-7
CODE
Unit 5776608
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by telephone on December 6, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Problem: Blood product, manufactured from an overweight unit of Whole Blood, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0556-7
CODE
Unit 5449602
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by telephone on July 8, 2005 and by facsimile on November 11, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected in a manner that may compromise the sterility of the product, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0563-7
CODE
Unit: 2049665
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic Inc., Knoxville, TN, by fax on October 25, 2004. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0564-7
CODE
Unit: 2232609
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone and fax on June 15, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0565-7
CODE
Unit: 2225579
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic Inc., Knoxville, TN, by fax on June 15, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, was distributed
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0566-7
CODE
Units: 2057429, 2705728, 2046688
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic Inc., Knoxville, TN, by fax on May 3, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, were distributed
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3 units
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0567-7
CODE
Unit: 5243510
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on May 6, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, were distributed
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0569-7
CODE
Units: 5241017, 4999508
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on March 18, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who visited a malarial endemic area, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK and FL

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0573-7;
b) Platelets, Recall # B-0574-7;
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma, Recall # B-0575-7
CODE
a), b), and c) Unit: 4994918
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on December 14, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor with a history of lymphoma, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK and TX

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0576-7;
b) Red Blood Cells, Recall # B-0577-7;
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma, Recall # B-0578-7;
d) Recovered Plasma, Recall # B-0579-7
CODE
a) Units: 4588939, 4685381,4800041, 4892978, 4882799,
4883439, 4956157;
b) Unit: 4662465;
c) Units: 4800041, 4883439;
d) Units: 4588939, 4662465, 4685381, 4800041, 4892978,
4882799, 4956157
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on March 11, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor considered to be at increased risk for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
17 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK, MS, MI, CA, and Switzerland

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0580-7;
b) Recovered Plasma, Recall # B-0581-7
CODE
a) and b) Unit: 5346932
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on October 27, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor considered to be at increased risk for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK and Switzerland

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes, Recall # B-0582-7;
b) Recovered Plasma, Recall # B-0583-7
CODE
a) and b) Unit: 5208304
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on April 20, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor considered to be at increased riskfor variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK and Switzerland

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PRODUCT
Source Plasma, Recall # B-0585-7
CODE
Units: 02JWIB9722, 02JWIC0263, 02JWIC0607, 02JWIC4253, 02JWIC4904, 02JWIC5216, 02JWID2018, 02JWID2958, 02JWID3310, 02JWID8505, 02JWID8842, 02JWID9390, 02JWID9844, 02JWIE0468, 02JWIE0836, 02JWIE1435, 02JWIE1812, 02JWIE2609, 02JWIE3289, 02JWIE3887, 02JWIE4309, 02JWIE4818, 02JWIE5277, 02JWIE5825, 03JWIA0857, 03JWIA1249, 03JWIA1850, 03JWIA2192, 03JWIA2825, 03JWIA3180, 03JWIA3724, 03JWIA4092, 03JWIA4691, 03JWIA5042, 03JWIA5586, 02JWIC1157, 02JWIC1458, 02JWIC2095, 02JWIC2551, 02JWIC3031, 02JWIC3491, 02JWIC3975, 02JWIC6689, 02JWIC7051, 02JWIC7609, 02JWIC7898, 02JWIC8547, 02JWIC8906, 02JWIC9494, 02JWIC9793, 02JWID0630, 02JWID1144, 02JWID1592, 02JWID3884, 02JWID4247, 02JWID4827, 02JWID5189, 02JWID5713, 02JWID6578, 02JWID6926, 02JWID7624, 02JWID7970
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
BioLife Plasma Services L.P., Janesville, WI, by fax on April 7, 2003. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor considered to be at increased risk for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
62 units
DISTRIBUTION
MI and Austria

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0586-7;
b) Recovered Plasma, Recall # B-0587-7
CODE
a) and b) Unit: 4499508
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by fax on February 27, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor considered to be at increased risk for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK and Switzerland

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0617-7
CODE
Unit: 2073589 (Part A)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone on February 9, 2006 and by facsimile on February 13, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Bacillus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated, Recall # B-0620-7
CODE
Units: 2070144 (Parts A & B)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone on November 29, 2005 and by facsimile on November 30, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with coagulase negative Staphylococcus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0621-7
CODE
Unit: 2069807
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone on November 22, 2005 and by facsimile on January 18,, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with coagulase negative Staphylococcus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0622-7
CODE
Units: 2072153 (Parts A & B)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone on January 11, 2006 and by facsimile on January 18, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Bacillus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated, Recall # B-0624-7
CODE
Unit: 2076285
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone on April 7, 2006 and by facsimile on April 13, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Corynebacterium species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0625-7
CODE
Units: 71X322842 (Parts 1 and 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc, Gainesville, FL, by facsimile on September 2, 2005.
Manufacturer:LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc., Montgomery, AL. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, which were possibly contaminated with Klebsiella Pneumoniae, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
AL

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0628-7
CODE
Unit: 5496819 (Part 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by facsimile on October 26, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Bacillus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0629-7
CODE
Units: 5472779 (Parts 1 & 2)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by telephone and facsimile on September 8, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Bacillus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
NY

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PRODUCT
Human Corneas for Transplantation, Recall # B-0630-7
CODE
Tissues: 06-0207-100, 06-0207-200
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
East Tennessee Lions Eye Bank, Knoxville, TN, by telephone on October 28, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Human tissues for transplantation, which tested negative for hepatitis prior to distribution, but were subsequently found to test repeatedly reactive for antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 tissues
DISTRIBUTION
NC

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0644-7;
b) Recovered Plasma, Recall # B-0645-7
CODE
a) and b) Units: 5219381, 4759725
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by facsimile on December 3, 2005 or by electronic notification on December 4, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from a donor who was at increased risk for new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD), were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK, VA, and Switzerland

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0652-7;
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated,
Recall # B-0653-7
CODE
a) Units: 2603603, 2515530, 2707266;
b) Unit: 2423264
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by facsimile on February 1, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, which tested negative for the antibody to hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc), but were collected from a donor who tested repeat reactive for anti-HBc on two previous occasions, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4 units
DISTRIBUTION
TN

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: BIOLOGICS - CLASS III

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Recall # B-0529-7;
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0530-7
CODE
a) Units: 6546930, 6734352, 9112829, 9735551, 6734369, 6927409,
6546910, 6734581, 6745390, 6745392, 6745402, 9112861, 9200537,
9729838, 9733088, 9733113, 9733119, 9735077, 9735099, 9735558,
9735570, 6546920, 6739230, 6741358, 6741369, 6741373, 6741400,
6741413, 6742451, 6742947, 9112865, 9112887, 9112893, 9200529,
6732344, 9112853, 9112858, 9200526, 9200546, 6741352, 6741362;
b) Units: 9733074, 9733077, 9733065, 9733084, 6927393, 9733080,
6927378, 9729823, 9729832, 9733108, 9733116, 6734371, 9200515,
9729847
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Belle Bonfils Memorial Blood Center, Denver, CO, by facsimile on October 28, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, which were incorrectly tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) by the nucleic acid test (NAT) method, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
55 units
DISTRIBUTION
CO and UT

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0531-7
CODE
Unit 22KL29993
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
American National Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA, by telephone on June 6, 2006 and by letter dated June 8, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, manufactured without the entire quantity of additive solution added, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
NJ

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0532-7;
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma Pheresis, Recall # B-0533-7
CODE
a) and b) Unit 5464246
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by facsimile on January 13, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of the medication Aygestin, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0534-7;
b) Platelets, Recall # B-0535-7;
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma, Recall # B-0536-7
CODE
a), b), and c) Unit: 5379562
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma City, OK, by facsimile on January 13, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from an ineligible donor due to use of the medication Aygestin, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3 units
DISTRIBUTION
AR, and LA

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated, Recall # B-0568-7
CODE
Units: 040P11342 (split product)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
The American National Red Cross, Heart of America Region, Peoria, IL, by telephone on August 7, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, out of controlled storage for an undocumented length of time, were distributed
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
IL

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0572-7
CODE
Unit: 5398400
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, by telephone and fax on June 6, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, collected from a donor whose hemoglobin was not recorded during screening, was distributed
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
OK

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Recall # B-0591-7
CODE
Units: 3938036, 3938009
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
New York Blood Center Inc., New York, NY, by letter dated March 21, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, which lacked assurance of acceptable temperatures during shipping, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
NY

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PRODUCT
a) Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0618-7;
b) Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated. Recall # B-0619-7
CODE
a) Unit: 2076816 (Part B);
b) Unit: 2076816 (Part A)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc, Knoxville, TN, by telephone on April 20, 2006 and by letter dated April 25, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Corynebacterium species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Platelets Pheresis, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0623-7
CODE
Unit: 5458639
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Oklahoma Blood Institute, Sylvan N. Goldman Center. Oklahoma City, OK, by facsimile on September 14, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Platelets, possibly contaminated with Bacillus species, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
NY

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0631-7
CODE
Unit: 2071441
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone and facsimile on January 3, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, for which there was no documentation of weld acceptability for the sterile docking of the filter, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Recovered Plasma, Recall # B-0632-7
CODE
Unit: 2710197
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by facsimile on April 17, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, which was not quarantined after receiving information regarding a post-donation illness, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0633-7
CODE
Unit: 2801011
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone on November 23, 2005 and by facsimile on December 13, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood product, which contained a clot, was distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1 unit
DISTRIBUTION
TN

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PRODUCT
a) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0639-7;
b) Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced, Irradiated,
Recall # B-0640-7;
c) Fresh Frozen Plasma, Recall # B-0641-7
CODE
a) Units: 2140453, 2140455, 2140460, 2140466, 2140469, 2140479, 2140483, 2140488, 2140494, 2140497, 2140502, 2140856, 2140858, 2140860, 2140865, 2140835, 2230832, 2230845, 2230848, 2230849, 2230851, 2230854, 2230857, 2230858, 2230861, 2230863, 2230870, 2230872, 2230874, 2230875, 2230881, 2230884, 2230885, 2230894, 2230896, 2231360, 2231362, 2231368, 2231370, 2231373, 2231376, 2231377, 2231381, 2231383, 2231525, 2334634, 2334636, 2334639, 2334640, 2334642, 2334643, 2334645, 2334647, 2334649, 2334651, 2334654, 2334656, 2334660, 2334662, 2334666, 2334862, 2334864, 2334865, 2334867, 2334869, 2334872, 2334873, 2334876, 2334877, 2334879, 2334884, 2334888, 2334889, 2334890, 2334891, 2334893, 2334894, 2334895, 2334901, 2334931, 2334933, 2334934, 2334936, 2334938, 2334939, 2334940, 2334941, 2334943, 2334944, 2334952, 2335061, 2335063, 2335065, 2335066, 2335070, 2335075, 2335076, 2335077, 2335078, 2335082, 2335085, 2335086, 2335090, 2335091, 2335096, 2335099, 2335101, 2335105, 2335113, 2335115, 2335118, 2335128, 2335130, 2335133, 2335135, 2335185, 2335255, 2429772, 2429774, 2429776, 2429778, 2429780, 2429783, 2429785, 2429787, 2429789, 2429792, 2429794, 2429795, 2429796, 2429798, 2429800, 2429801, 2429804, 2429805, 2429807, 2429813, 2429815, 2429816, 2429819, 2429930, 2429932, 2429933, 2429936, 2429938, 2429941, 2429942, 2429943, 2429945, 2429948, 2429949, 2429951, 2429954, 2429955, 2429956, 2429958, 2429960, 2429961, 2429962, 2429963, 2429965, 2429967, 2429968, 2429970, 2429971, 2429977, 2429979, 2429980, 2429981, 2429982, 2429985, 2429986, 2429988, 2429989, 2429991, 2429993, 2429994, 2430351, 2430353, 2430357, 2522969, 2522971, 2522972, 2522977, 2522979, 2522981, 2522984, 2522986, 2522988, 2522990, 2522993, 2522994;

b) Units: 2140476, 2230878, 2334929, 2334945, 2429771, 2429821, 2429937, 2429952;

c) Units: 2140494, 2230845, 2230848, 2230849, 2230851, 2230857, 2230870, 2230872, 2230875, 2230878, 2230881, 2230884, 2230885, 2230890, 2230894, 2334634, 2334640, 2334643, 2335101, 2335105, 2335185, 2335252, 2335255, 2335099
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medic, Inc., Knoxville, TN, by telephone and facsimile on May 4, 2005. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, collected from donors whose body temperature and pulse were not taken, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
224 units
DISTRIBUTION
KY and TN

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PRODUCT
a) Platelets, Leukocytes Reduced, Recall # B-0642-7;
b) Fresh Frozen Plasma, Recall # B-0643-7
CODE
a) and b) Unit: 033GR98228
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Firm: American National Red Cross, Connecticut Region, Farmington, CT, by telephone on October 6, 2006 and by facsimile on October 17, 2006. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Blood products, manufactured from a unit of Whole Blood with a discrepant collection time, were distributed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2 units
DISTRIBUTION
CT

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: DEVICES - CLASS I

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PRODUCT
a) One Touch Basic/Profile and
b) One Touch Ultra- Blood Glucose Test Strips, Recall # Z-0266-2007
Code Information:
CODE
a) Lot #'s 2606340, 2619932, 272894A, 2615211;
b) Lot #'s 2691191, 2691261
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Core Care Technologies, Inc., Swell, NJ, by telephone and letter on November 21, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Counterfeit product.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
24731 boxes
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: DEVICES - CLASS II

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PRODUCT
Advanced Bionics Precision Linear Leads, part of the Precision Spinal Cord Stimulation System. Model Numbers: SC-2138-30, SC-2138-50, SC-2138-50T and SC-2138-70, Recall # Z-0299-2007
CODE
Serial Numbers: 111744, 112122, 112141, 112224, 112233, 114114, 116547, 116553, 117860, 117907, 110490, 100600, 110625, 110809, 113745, 113780, 112055 and 118943
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Advanced Bionics Corp., Sylmar, CA, by letters on September 21, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
A small number of unimplanted Precision Linear Leads may have been assembled with incorrect electrode material. At high stimulation levels, the metal may corrode and dissolved metals may enter the patient.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
18
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
Edwards Lifesciences VANTEX Central Venous Catheter Set with OLIGON-Model A2720S, Recall # Z-0318--2007
CODE
Lot numbers: 946DC131, 946DC239 and 946FC460
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Edwards LifeSciences Corp., of Puerto Rico, Anasco, PR, by voice mail on November 2, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Lack of Assurance of Sterility-Device packaging was manufactured with an incorrect lid that could compromise the sterility of the product.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
135 units (3 lots)
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Italy

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PRODUCT
SPS Blue Line Tube Clamp Adapters, Product number BL120M, Recall # Z-0445-2007
CODE
Devices purchased between August 29 and September 20, 2006.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Southern Prosthetic Supply Co., Alpharetta, GA, by letters on October 6 and October 10, 2006.
Manufacturer: Medi Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Device Fracturing: recent design and process changes leave the device susceptible to fracturing, which could cause the prosthesis to fail.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
943 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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PRODUCT
a) REMstar Heated Humidifier (Respiratory Gas Humidifier)
Model numbers: 1005792, U1005792, R1005792, SC1005792,
AC1005792, and 1007861, Recall # Z-0446-2007;
b) REMstar Heated Humidifer Main PCA Repair Kit,
Part number 1006265, Recall # Z-0447-2007
CODE
a) Serial numbers H045582 through H239662;
b) Lot number 020613, 020614, 020801, 020823, 020926,
021121, 021226, 030130, 030303, 030320, 303401,
303417, 030423, 030514, and 030611
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Respironics, Inc., Murrysville, PA, by letter dated October 25, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
AC inlet connector failure that can result in thermal damage to the humidifier enclosure and/or ignition of materials external to the device.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
172,000 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
a) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Left Medial/Right Lateral, Size 1, sterile;
Part number 1498-24-001, Recall # Z-0456-2007;
b) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Right Medial/Left Lateral, Size 1, sterile;
Part number 1498-23-001, Recall # Z-0457-2007;
c) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Left Medial/Right Lateral, Size 2, sterile;
Part number 1498-24-002, Recall # Z-0458-2007;
d) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Right Medial/Left Lateral, Size 2, sterile;
Part number 1498-23-002, Recall # Z-0459-2007;
e) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Left Medial/Right Lateral, Size 3, sterile;
Part number 1498-24-003, Recall # Z-0460-2007;
f) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Right Medial/Left Lateral, Size 3, sterile;
Part number 1498-23-003, Recall # Z-0461-2007;
g) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Left Medial/Right Lateral, Size 4, sterile;
Part number 1498-24-004, Recall # Z-0462-2007;
h) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Right Medial/Left Lateral, Size 4, sterile;
Part number 1498-23-004, Recall # Z-0463-2007;
i) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Left Medial/Right Lateral, Size 5, sterile;
Part number 1498-24-005, Recall # Z-0464-2007;
j) Depuy Preservation Uni-Compartmental Knee Fixed Tibial Tray,
cemented, Right Medial/left Lateral, Size 5, sterile;
Part number 1498-23-005, Recall # Z-0465-2007
CODE
All Lots
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Warsaw, IN, by email on 11/15/06 and letter.
Manufacturer Firm: DePuy Ireland Ltd., Cork, Ireland. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Chamfer Step Defect-The surgeon may have difficulty in assembling /seating the polyethylene insert into the tray due to a Chamfer step defect.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
558
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
Simplex P with Tobramycin. Antibiotic PMMA Bone Cement, Recall # Z-0467-2007
CODE
Lot Code MBN003, catalog no. 6197-9-010 (10 pk) Lot Code MBN003, catalog no. 6197-9-001 (1 pk) Lot Code MBN004; catalog no. 6197-9-010 (10 pk) Lot code MBN004; catalog no. 6197-9-001 (1 pk) Lot Code MBN003 and MBN004 - powder ''use by'' date 12/2007 Lot Code MBN003 and MBN004 - liquid ''use by'' date 9/2006 Product ''Use By'' Date: September 2006
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., MahwahNJ., by letter on November 7, 2006.
Manufacturer: Stryker, Limerick, Ireland. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The expiration date on the external label is incorrect in that it does not identify the earliest expiration date of the subcomponents. The External label provides for an incorrect longer expiration date than the actual subcomponents will support. The expiration date on the external package states December 2007 and the expiration date of the liquid monomer is September 2006.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
813 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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PRODUCT
Re-Flex VSP and Low Profile Re-Flex VSP external prosthetic foot modules with integrated shock absorber, Model numbers RFXS0002, RFXS0003, RFLS0006 and RFL50007, Recall # Z-0468-2007
CODE
Inner tube serial numbers beginning with 1472 through 1677 are suspect. This number is not traceable to the customer. The recall will be based on shipments made during the period that these numbers were in use.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Ossur, Reykjavik, Iceland, by letter on November 9th, 2006.
Manufacturer: Ossur North America Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Inner Tube Breakage: distributed low quality units can lead to breakage of the inner tube, resulting in an abrupt rotation of the shock module, compromising function and stability of the prosthetic foot.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
138 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
a) Howmedica Hip Fracture Stem System, Product Number: 6942-0-10,
No. 1 Femoral Component, Fenestrated Sterile Made in Ireland,
Recall # Z-0472-2007;
b) Howmedica Hip Fracture Stem System No. 2 Femoral
Component Fenestrated Sterile REF Catalogue #6942-0-020
Made in Ireland, Recall # Z-0473-2007;
c) Howmedica Hip Fracture Stem System No. 3 Femoral
Component Fenestrated Sterile REF Catalogue #6942-0-030
Made in Ireland, Recall # Z-0474-2007;
d) Howmedica Hip Fracture Stem System No. 3.5 Femoral
Component Uses No. 3 Fenestrated Plus Sterile REF
Catalogue #6942-0-035 Made in Ireland, Recall # Z-0475-2007;
e) Howmedica Hip Fracture Stem System No. 4 Femoral
Component Fenestrated Sterile REF Catalogue #6942-0-040
Made in Ireland, Recall # Z-0476-2007
CODE
a) Lot codes: 6499601, 6660201, 6660202, 6660203, 6660204,
6660205, 7237401, 7237402, 7237403, 7237404, 7237405,
7934101, 7934102, 7934103, 7934104, 7934105, 8345801,
8345802, 8345803, 8345804, 9714001, 9911901, 9911902,
10420701, 10420702, 10756001, 11319201, 11369101, 11369102,
11369103, 11605201, 11605202, 13093201, 13093301, 13093302,
13093401, 13093501, 13562501, 13562502, 13782001, 15550502,
16060001, 16060002, 16840301, 17289301, 17289302, 18448101,
18448102, 18448103, 18593901, 14413201R, P4FEA;
b) Lot Codes: 7237501, 7237502, 7237503, 7237505, 7600201,
7600202, 7662301, 7662302, 7662303, 7662304, 7692401,
7692402, 7692403, 7692406, 7805601, 7805602, 7805603,
7805604, 7934901, 7934902, 7944903, 7934904, 7999101,
7999102, 7999103, 7999104, 8152001, 8152002, 8152003,
8152004, 8152005, 8152006, 8152101, 8152102, 8152103,
8152104, 8241701, 8241702, 8241703, 8241704, 8241705,
8241706, 8345701, 8345702, 8345703, 8345704, 8478101,
8478102, 8478103, 8478104, 8569601, 8569602, 8632901,
8632902, 8633001, 8633101, 8633201, 8791103, 8791104,
8971301, 8993501, 8994801, 8995001, 8995601, 8995701,
9004401, 9004402, 9243601, 9243602, 9243603, 9400701,
9400702, 9400703, 9400704, 9400705, 9400706, 9475901,
9714101, 9714102, 9714104, 9911701, 9911702, 9911703,
9911705, 9911706, 9967201, 9967202, 9967203, 10353602,
10362901, 10420901, 10421001, 10585002, 10585003, 10585004,
10585005, 10585006, 10673301, 10673302, 10673303, 11064601,
11064602, 11064603, 11089903, 11089904, 11369301, 11369302,
11369303, 11436901, 11436902, 11605301, 11604302, 11791901,
11791902, 11791903, 11920901, 11920902, 11920903, 12084501,
12084502, 12084503, 12084505, 12406801, 12406802, 12406803,
12406901, 12947501, 12947502, 12947503, 12947504, 13184201,
13184202, 13184203, 13184204, 13184301, 13412201, 13412202,
13412203, 13782102, 13782104, 13793501, 13973502, 13984701,
13984702, 13984703, 14108402, 14196701, 14196702, 14274601,
14368101, 14368102, 14368103, 15485101, 15485102, 15485103,
15485104, 15485105, 15668701, 15668702, 15953601, 15953602,
15953603, 15953604, 15953605, 15953606, 16059801, 16059802,
16059803, 16165601, 16203701, 16203702, 16499401, 16499402,
16499403, 16499404, 16937901, 16937902, 16937904, 17220101,
17220102, 17220103, 17220104, 17307801, 17307802, 17307804,
17658001, 17658002, 17658003, 17745201, 17745202, 17745203,
17969401, 17969402, 18320601, 18320602, 18448602, 18594101,
18594102, 18594601, 19246901, 19247001, 19247101, 19329001,
19329002, 19532501, 19532504, 19577101, 19577102,19826201,
19826203, 15953604R, 19329001R, 7805601R;
c) Lot codes: 7238602, 7238603, 7238604, 7353002, 7353003,
7600501, 7600502, 7692501, 7692503, 7692504, 7692505,
7292506, 7935101, 7935102, 7935103, 7999701, 7999702,
7999703, 7999801, 7999803, 8152201, 8152203, 8152204,
8152205, 8152206, 8152207, 8152208, 8241801, 8241802,
8242101, 8252102, 8242103, 8345503, 8345504, 8531601,
8531901, 8532001, 8532301, 8532401, 8532501, 8532601,
8643301, 8643302, 8643303, 8643304, 8643305, 8850801,
8850802, 8850901, 8850902, 8850903, 9011101, 9044301,
9044302, 9044303, 9044304, 9090101, 9124401, 9400801,
9400802, 9400803, 9503202, 9574801, 9911802, 9911803,
9948101, 9948102, 10164601, 10164602, 10212501, 10317501,
10353702, 10353703, 10917801, 10917802, 10917803,
10917804, 10917806, 11064501, 11064503, 11092701,
11092702, 11092703, 11092704, 11092705, 11369401,
11369402, 11605501, 11607801, 12407001, 12407003,
12407005, 12407006, 12870602, 12870603, 12870604,
12947201, 12947202, 12947203, 13294601, 13294602,
13294603, 13294604, 13294605, 13294606, 13412101,
13412102, 13412103, 13412104, 13782202, 13782203,
13782204, 13782205, 14377903, 14412801, 14412804,
14412805, 14682701, 14682702, 14738901, 15236201,
15550301, 15550302, 15550303, 16059701, 16059703,
16059704, 16059705, 16059706, 16165503, 16499502,
16750801, 16937801, 16937802, 16937803, 16937804,
16937805, 16937806, 17540401, , 17540402, 17657902,
17657903, 17745101, 17842801, 17842802, 17842803,
18062101, 18062202, 18131401, 18131402, 18131403,
18448701, 18448702, 18594201, 18594202, 18594203,
18946901, 18946902, 19428801, 19673002, 19673003,
19673004, 19726201, 20304601, 20304602, 20304604,
20304607, 7023401R;
d) Lot codes: 7566701, 7819401, 7819402, 7819403, 7819405, 7869001,
7869002, 7869003, 7869004, 7869005, 7935701, 7935702, 7935704,
7999901, 7999902, 8152301, 8152302, 8152303, 8242501, 8850401,
8850402, 8850403, 8850404, 9503301, 9844801, 9844802, 9948201,
9948203, 10546201, 10546202, 10673501, 11090201, 11319301,
11319302, 11319303, 11369601, 11605702, 16033902, 16033903,
16165902, 16166001, 16840401, 16840402, 17289401, 17289402,
18448001, 18448002, 19131601, 10131602, 19490903, 19490904,
19834301;
e) Lot codes: 7567401, 7799201, 7868901, 7868902, 7868903,
7936001, 7936002, 8243001, 8243002, 9401001, 9948301,
9948302, 9948304, 14342101, 17596001, 17596002, 17810901,
17969201, 18062501, 18062502, 18062503, 8243003R, MPRTA.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., Mahwah, NJ, by letter on November 29, 2006.
Manufacturer: Stryker Ireland, Ltd., Orthopaedics, Carrigtohill, Ireland. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Lack of assurance of Sterility (package integrity): Anomalies in seal width and strength that may affect the integrity of the sterile barrier.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,657 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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PRODUCT
Minstrel Patient Lift with SR weighing scale; a non-AC-powered patient lift; model number HMB002-US, Recall # Z-0478-2007
CODE
All serial numbers manufactured prior to June 2004. The production date can be determined by the serial number on the mast of the lift. Serial numbers start with MPLA or MPLAT, followed by the last two digits of the year and two digits for the month of production, i.e. MPLA0103 = March 2001.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Arjo, Inc., Roselle, IL, by letter dated August 31, 2006.
Manufacturer: Arjo Med. AB, Gloucester, UK. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The hanger bar assembly may detach from the lift during use due to fatigue failure of the bolt.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
76 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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PRODUCT
BHM Kwiktrak Fixed Gate component of the Kwiktrak rail system used with the Maxi Sky 600 Ceiling Patient Lift. The fixed gate, part #700.11550, was sold in two kits: a) Part #700.11500 Kwiktrak Gate Kit composed of the fixed gate and a 3-contact interface kit part #700.15515, and b) Part #700-11505 Double Gate Kit composed of two fixed gates and 3-contact interface kits, Recall # Z-0479-2007
CODE
All fixed gate components.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Arjo, Inc., Roselle, IL, by letters on October 30, 2006.
Manufacturer: B. H. M. Medical, Inc., Magog Quebec, Canada. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The Kwiktrak Gate stopper may fail and allow the ceiling lift to pass through to the end of the track and fail to the floor.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
3 gate systems
DISTRIBUTION
MI, OH, and IL

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PRODUCT
a) Viasys V.I.P. Bird Gold pediatric ventilator, Catalog
Number 15653, Recall # Z-0480-2007;
b) Viasys V.I.P. Bird Sterling pediatric ventilator, Catalog
Number 15654, Recall # Z-0481-2007
CODE
a) Serial numbers: AAM01001 to AMM01590 + KJI001178
and AAMO1648 to AEM01298;
b) Serial numbers: AAM01128 to ABMO1015 and AAM1119
to ACMO1142
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Viasys Respiratory Care, Inc., Palm Springs, CA., by letters on November 2, 2006 and November 4, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The correction is due to a repeat “failure to cycle” event.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2,017 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
BHM Reacher for Portable Ceiling Lifts; a portable ceiling lift accessory used to connect the lift to the BHM Track or KwikTrak Trolley. The reacher comes in two models: part #700.08310 - 24' handle length, and part #700.08320 - 36' handle length, Recall # Z-0482-2007
CODE
Part #700.08310 - 24'' handle length, and part #700.08320 - 36'' handle length, all reachers shipped between November 2003 through November 6, 2006.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Arjo, Inc., Roselle, IL, by letters on November 13, 2006.
Manufacturer: B. H. M. Medical, Inc., Magog Quebec, Canada. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The carabineer may not be correctly attached to the reacher and the portable patient lift may drop.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
886 reachers
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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PRODUCT
a) Baxter Colleague Single Channel Volumetric Infusion Pumps;
Made in Singapore; product codes 2M8151, 2M8151R,
2M8161, 2M8161R, Recall # Z-0483-2007;
b) Baxter Colleague Triple Channel Volumetric Infusion Pumps;
Made in Singapore; product codes 2M8153, 2M8153R,
2M8163, 2M8163R, Recall # 0484-2007
CODE
All serial numbers used in or near linear accelerator suites
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Baxter Healthcare Corp., Round Lake, IL, by letter on December 6, 2006.
Manufacturer: Baxter Healthcare Corp., Singapore, Singapore. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Baxter has identified the potential for a corruption of the memory chip in the pump to occur due to linear accelerator radiation exposure. If corruption occurs, it could result in an interruption of therapy with an audible and visual alarm notification to the user.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
344,074 pumps
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
a) GammaMed 12i radionuclide applicator systems, Recall # Z-0486-2007;
b) GammaMed 12it radionuclide applicator system, Recall # Z-0487-2007
CODE
a) H630701 H630703 H630704 H630705 H630706 H630708
H630710 H630711 H630712 H630713 H630714 H630715
H630716 H630718 H630719 H630720 H630721 H630722
H630723 H630724 H630725 H630727 H630728 H630729
H630730 H630732 H630733 H630735 H630736 H630737
H630739;
b) H630202
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Varian Medical Systems, Charlottesville, VA, by e-mail and letter on September 11, 2006.
Manufacturer: Varian Medical Systems Haan, Haan, Federal Republic of Germany.
REASON
Medical device for patient treatment does not meet electrical safety standards.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
44 devices
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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PRODUCT
ARCHITECT LH Reagent, each kit contains bottles of Anti-Beta LH coated Microparticles and bottles of Anti-Alpha LH acridinium-labeled Conjugate; list numbers 6C25-22 (4 x 100 tests), 6C25-27(1 x 100 tests), and 6C25-30 (4 x 500 tests), Recall # Z-0488-2007
CODE
Lot numbers 33198M200 and 41861M100, 33198M201, and 33871M100. All lots expire 6/16/2007.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Abbott Laboratories MPG, Abbott Park, IL, by letter dated November 22, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
The lots of ARCHITECT LH Reagent List 6C25-22, have the potential to generate patient specimen results that are elevated. Correlation studies have demonstrated an upward shift in slope for patient results of approximately 13% on average when compared to other currently available reagent lots and an average bias from patient specimens of 13% to 17% has been observed.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2, 960 kits
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

RECALLS AND FIELD CORRECTIONS: DEVICES - CLASS III

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PRODUCT
International Technidyne Corporation (ITC) ProTime Microcoagulation System Instrument-Catalogue Number-Protimeint & Protimepro, Protimeintrf & Protimeprorf, Protimeintl & Protimeprol, Recall # Z-0470-2007
CODE
Serial Number's V50000 V50002 V50004 V50005 V50006 V50007 V50008 V50009 V50010 V50012 V50013 V50014 V50018 V50021 V50022 V50024 V50026 V50028 V50030 V50032 V50033 V50034 V50037 V50041 V50043 V50046 V50048 V50049 V50054 V50055 V50056 V50058 V50063 V50064 V50066 V50067 V50069 V50070 V50072 V50073 V50074 V50075 V50076 V50077 V50078 V50079 V50080 V50083 V50086 V50087 V50088 V50091 V50093 V50096 V50098 V50099 V50101 V50102 V50103 V50104 V50105 V50106 V50107 V50109 V50111 V50112 V50114 V50115 V50116 V50117 V50119 V50121 V50122 V50123 V50124 V50125 V50130 V50131 V50132 V50134 V50135 V50136 V50137 V50140 V50141 V50143 V50144 V50145 V50146 V50148 V50150 V50151 V50153 V50156 V50157 V50158 V50159 V50160 V50164 V50165 V50166 V50168 V50170 V50174 V50175 V50176 V50177 V50178 V50180 V50181 V50183 V50185 V50186 V50187 V50188 V50190 V50191 V50194 V50196 V50198 V50199 V50200 V50202 V50203 V50205 V50206 V50207 V50208 V50210 V50211 V50212 V50213 V50214 V50215 V50218 V50219 V50222 V50227 V50228 V50229 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RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
International Technidyne Corp., Edison, NJ, by letter, on December 6, 2006. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON
Incorrect Test Results-ProTime ITC's Microcoagulation System: Professional Instrument may report incorrect test results when more than 50 tests are in the memory and the technician uses the AUTO Send or PRINT RESULTS feature.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,538 units
DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

END OF ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR JANUARY 17, 2007

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