Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de HALO360 Ablation Catheter

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Barrx Medical, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Catheter filter - Product Code GEI
  • Causa
    Some units may contain the wrong filter, which does not have the proper lock and may result in a leak.
  • Acción
    The recall was initiated on September 18, 2008. All users and international distributors were informed by letter. The replacement filters were sent on 9/19/2008. Contact Barrx Medical, Inc. at 1-408-745-8000 for assistance.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Filter Lot number 78156 was packaged with Catheter Lot numbers: F1012714 , F1012715 , F1012716 , F1012718 , F1012721 , F1012723 , and F1012724, and/or with Sizing Balloon Lot number: F1012719.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution, including USA, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, and UK .
  • Descripción del producto
    Hydrophobic HALO360 Filter that is || packaged with HALO360+ Ablation Catheters Model numbers 32041-22, 32041-28, 32041-31 and 32041-34, and/or with HALO360 Sizing Balloon Model number 3441B.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Barrx Medical, Inc., 540 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale CA 94085-4022
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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