Recall of 18G Catheter

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Braun,B Medical Inc.

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 Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Catheter, Intravascular, Therapeutic, Long-Term Greater Than 30 Days - Product Code LJS
  • Reason
    Catheter separated from the hub.
  • Action
    The recalling firm issued a recall notification letter on March 19, 2004 to their direct accounts. The letter identified the problem and instructs the direct account to destroy individual units but return unopened cases to the recalling firm.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog/Lot numbers, respectively:   331411/60463283; 331412/60463404; 331417/60440555; 331542/60437004; 331545/60460702; 331565/60468520; 331565/60481188; 331567/60451432; 331567/60481276; 331582/60433989; 331583/60437935; 331585/60454731; 331585/60477325; 331587/60440553; 331592/60454732; 331595/60460707; 331712/60460705; 331812/60444733; 331918/60454742; 331935/60430137; 58003/60447789 ; 580099/60452854; 580125/60480896; 58017660456867 ; 580179/60453991; 580187/60444305; 7B3013/60459863; 7B3040/60451968;   S1200600N/60425597; S1200600N/60451313 S1200600N/60435666; S1200600N/60451450
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The units were sent to medical facilities in the following states, as listed: CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MI, MD, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV The product was also distributed to the following foreign accounts located in Germany, Japan, Puerto Rico, and South America.
  • Product Description
    18G Catheter is a component in various kits.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Braun,B Medical Inc, 901 Marcon Blvd, Allentown PA 18109-9512
  • Source