Recall of ASP Sterrad 100S System Cassettes

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by Advanced Sterilization Products.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and New Zealand.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Recalling Organisation: Johnson & Johnson Medical New Zealand Ltd, 507 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, AUCKLAND 1060
  • Reason
    Recall for a single lot of the sterrad 100s system cassettes. manufacturer has disccovered that printed information on the cassette results in the sterilizer being unable to properly read the barcode. during the automated process used to print information on sterrad 100s system cassettes, an additional thirteenth (13th) bar was added to the barcode resulting in an unusable cassette.
  • Action
    Product to be returned to supplier