Recall of Bard Ventrio

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
    Polymeric Surgical Mesh - Product Code FTL
  • Reason
    Mislabeled: hernia patch may be a different size than on the product label.
  • Action
    Davol notified accounts by an Urgent: Medical Device Recall letter on 10/15/10 via overnight delivery. The letter stated that the product maybe a different size than indicated on the product label. It also identified the affected product. Accounts are requested to examine their inventory, remove, and return recalled product. Customers are to notify any of their customers that they may have further distributed the affected product to by including a copy of the recall notice. Customers should contact Davol Customer Service 1-800-556-6275 for instructions on how to return the affected product. Customers are also requested to complete and fax back the attached fax sheet to 1-401-825-8753. If there are any additional questions, customers should contact Davol Customer Service Department at 1-800-556-6275 or C.R. Bard's Medical Service Support Department at 1-800-562-0027.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number: HUUH1088
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    BARD¿ Ventrio¿ Small Circle Hernia Patch 3.0" || Product Code: 0010213 || Indicated for use in the reconstruction of soft tissue deficiencies such as for the repair of hernias.
  • Manufacturer


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