Recall of Baxter, VIALMATE Adaptor

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Baxter Healthcare Corp..

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 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
    Set, i.V. Fluid transfer - Product Code LHI
  • Reason
    Incomplete foil seal on one lot of sterile product.
  • Action
    Baxter Healthcare sent an Urgent Product Recall letter dated September 25, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to locate and remove all affected product from their facility, contact Baxter's Center for Service at 1-888-229-0001 to arrange for return and credit. Complete the attached Customer Reply Form and return it to Baxter by fax or email. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-800-422-9837. For questions regarding this recall call 224-948-4770.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number GR13G23028
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including WV, KY, IA, AR, OH, IL, IN, MI, KS, TN, WI, MN, MO.
  • Product Description
    Baxter, VIAL-MATE Adaptor, 2B8071, Rx Only, STERILE R, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 30015 USA || The VIAL-MATE is reconstitution device labeled for use with 20 mm drug vials and 50mL, 100mL, and 250mL Single Pack Mini Bags.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Baxter Healthcare Corp., 1 Baxter Pkwy, Deerfield IL 60015-4625
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source