Recall of Bulk NonSterile Cardiovascular Split Drape II

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

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
    Drape - Product Code KKX
  • Reason
    The cardiovascular drape may tear and/or fray at the reinforced fenestrated trough area during use.
  • Action
    Cardinal Health sent separate recall letters dated 9/27/06 via UPS next day delivery to those accounts who ordered the drapes alone and those accounts who ordered custom sterile packs and PBDS modules, informing them that the cardiovascular split drapes may tear and/or fray at the reinforced fenestrated trough area during use. The letters listed the catalog numbers and affected lot numbers of the sterile drapes, and the letters sent to the pack and module customers were accompanied by a listing of catalog numbers and work order numbers for the affected packs ordered by each account. The accounts were requested to inspect their inventory to determine if they had any of the affected product on hand; segregate the affected inventories; complete and return via fax at 847-689-9101, the enclosed acknowledgment form, indicating the number of drapes in inventory being destroyed; and contact the El Paso Customer Service Center at 915-779-3681 to order replacement product. Distributors were requested to notify their customers of the recall. An additional letter dated 10/25/06 was sent via UPS overnight delivery to 49 of the accounts, expanding the recall to include lot 06HRD110 of catalog #9158, Convertors Tiburon Cardiovascular Split Drape II, Sterile. The instructions remained the same as those in the 9/27/06 letter.


  • Model / Serial
    catalog #9158, lot numbers 17362D; 17361D; 17461D; 17761D; 17762D; 17861D; 17961D; 18061D; 18861D; 19362D; 19461D; 19462D; 19561D; 19862D; 19961D; 21262D; 22861D; 22862D; 22961D; 23361D; 23562D; 23761D.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution- USA and countries of Kuwait and Australia
  • Product Description
    Cardiovascular Split Sheet II, Bulk Non-Sterile; 130 units per box; Cardinal Health, McGaw Park, IL 60085-6787, Made in Mexico; catalog #9158N
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Cardinal Health, 1430 Waukegan Rd, Mc Gaw Park IL 60085-6726
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source