Recall of Bard Soft Mesh patch

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Davol, Inc., Sub. C. R. Bard, 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
    Mesh, surgical, polymeric - Product Code FTL
  • Reason
    Mislabeling: complaints of product labeled as bard¿ soft mesh 4" x 6" containing bard¿ soft mesh 6" x 6".
  • Action
    Davol issued an URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notification letter to customers dated April 25, 2011, informing them the recall involving a single lot of the BARD Soft Mesh - Lot# HUUF0530. This recall has been initiated because this lot number may contain a different size patch than is indicated. Customers were instructed to immediately examine inventory and quarantine product subject to recall. Customers are asked to identify and notify their customers to whom recalled product may have been further distributed. A Recall Effectiveness Check reply form should be completed and returned to Davol via fax (401-825-8753). For directions on returning product or for questions regarding the recall, contact Davol Customer Service Department at 1-800-556-6275 or C.R. Bard's Medical Services & Support Department at 1-800-562-0027.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot# HUUF0530
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    Bard¿ Soft Mesh 4"x6" (10cm x 15cm) Flat, Product Code: 0117010. || The Bard¿ Soft Mesh patch is a non-absorbable, sterile prosthesis. It has a large pore design and is constructed of knitted polypropylene monofilaments. The device classification name is "Mesh, Surgical, Polymeric".
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Davol, Inc., Sub. C. R. Bard, Inc., 100 Crossings Blvd, Warwick RI 02886-2850
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source