Rappel de UltraFlow HPC Flow Directed Micro Catheter

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Micro Therapeutics Inc, Dba Ev3 Neurovascular.

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Date de fin de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    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.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    Catheter, continuous flush - Product Code KRA
  • Cause
    The recall was initiated because ev3 neurovascular has identified one lot of ultraflow flow directed micro catheters and marathon flow directed micro catheters may have been mislabeled.
  • Action
    Micro Therapeutics Inc, Dba Ev3 Neurovascular sent a recall notification letter dated September 23, 2011 to all their affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem, and actions to be taken. The notification letter also provides the customer (physician) with appropriate information regarding the affected products. The letter instructs customer to stop using the affected product, segregate from inventory and return for replacement with conforming product. The notice requests the customer to complete and return the reply form indicating use or return of devices in the affected lot(s). Customers with questions regarding the recall letter were instructed to contact Kim Salceda at (949) 680-1305.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Lot # 9374298
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide including the states: MN, FL, OR, TX and the countries of: Brazil, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finlind, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, and United Kingdom.
  • Description du dispositif
    UltraFlow HPC Flow Directed Micro Catheter, Model # 105-5065. || Product Usage: || The UltraFlow HPC Flow Directed Micro Catheter is intended to access peripheral and neuro vasculature for the controlled selective infusion of physician-specified therapeutic agents such as embolization materials and of diagnostic materials such as contrast media.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Micro Therapeutics Inc, Dba Ev3 Neurovascular, 9775 Toledo Way, Irvine CA 92618-1811
  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “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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