Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Intersept Custom Tubing Pack

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 Medtronic Perfusion Systems.

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • 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
    Custom Tubing Pack - Product Code DWE
  • Causa
    An out of specification condition exists with the tapered tubing found in some custom tubing packs. the wall thickness is undersized and does not meet specifications.
  • Acción
    An Important Customer Notification, dated 09/06/06, was sent to affected customers. The letter identifies the affected model and lot numbers. Medtronic requests that affected product be returned. A suplemental pack can be built and shipped to the customer upon request. Medtronic will replace all returned product. A Recall Certificate is asked to be completed by customer and faxed to Medtronic.


  • Modelo / Serial
    The following Model / Lot Number are affected: CB4W39R1 / 4876667; 0A84R2 / 4531036; 1708R18 / 4627100; 0V68R4 / 4212182; 1P07R6 / 4433014; 1P07R6 / 4678134; 2Y91R / 4628170; 2Y91R / 4800224; 2Y91R / 4902036; CB0Q49R14 / 4800849; 4D87R2 / 4184927.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in 6 states: CA, FL, IL, IN, LA and TN
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Intersept Custom Tubing Pack. Do Not Reuse. The design and components of this product were specified by the user from an array of components and designs offered by the manufacturer. Any change in the cardiopulmonary bypass procedure that compromises the function of this Custom Tubing Pack is the responsibility of the user. The tubing is made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Portions of the tapered tubing are used in the vent, suction and arterial roller heads of the heart lung machine. Manufacturer: Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604 USA. Tube supplier: Natvar (Tekni-Plex Co.), 19555 E. Arenth Ave., City of Industry, CA 91748.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Perfusion Systems, 7611 Northland Dr N, Brooklyn Park MN 55428-1088
  • 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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