Recall of Advanced Sterilization Products

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States 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 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
    Sterilizer, Chemical - Product Code MLR
  • Reason
    The sterrad 100 and the sterrad 100s vaporizer plates are prone to displacement allowing micro-droplets of h2o2 to contact the load. if the vaporizer plate is dislodged, there is an increased chance for operators to have contact with h2o2 resulting in transient burns during the removal of the load.
  • Action
    The recall strategy consists of supplying each customer of the STERRAD 100 and the STERRAD 1OOS with: a notification letter of the field action (mailed 09/22/05 ), a pack containing two vaporizer plates of the newly released design, and a set of instructions for self-installation.


  • Model / Serial
    20220 STERRAO 100 Accessory Kit 1.8 20221 STERRAO 100 Accessory Kit 2.0 20222 STERRAO 100 Accessory Kit 2.0  Same as 20221 except single ply  paper 20223 STERRAO 1 DOS Accessory Kit A  (For use with Block 1.8  STERRAO 100S) 20224 STERRAO 1 DOS Accessory Kit B  (For use with Block 2.0  STERRAO 1 DOS) 20225 STERRAO 100S Accessory Kit C  (For use with Block 2.0  STERRAO System  & Block 1.8 STERRAO with  Printer UpQrade kit install 03-53045- 1- 001 Vaporizer Plate, Shelf Pac 03-05660- 0- 001
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and Canada, Germany, & Japan. Note: A more detail list of international consignees pending.
  • Product Description
    Vaporizer Plate Vaporizer Plate Consumable accessory used with the STERRAD 100 and the STERRAD 100S
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Advanced Sterilization Products, 33 Technology Dr, Irvine CA 92618-2346
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source