Recall of CA 210 Dialyzers

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 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
    Dialyzer, High Permeability With Or Without Sealed Dialysate System - Product Code KDI
  • Reason
    Use of the dialyzers may cause iritis (red-eye) patient reactions.
  • Action
    Recall letters dated October 30, 2003 informed the customers of the patient reactions and were provided with copies of the December 16, 1996 letter from the FDA, 'Important Information Relating to Cellulose Acetate Dialyzers'. The accounts were requested to examine their inventories for the affected lots and discontinue their use immediately.


  • Model / Serial
    Product code 5M1736, lot numbers A00K09, exp 10/2003; A01C04, exp 2/2004; C01A08, exp 12/2003; E01B15, exp 1/2004
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina, Puerto Rico and Brazil.
  • Product Description
    CA Cellulose Acetate High Efficiency Hollow Fiber Dialyzers; Model CA 210, product code 5M1736; Distributed by Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015 USA, Made in Japan; 24 units per case
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Baxter Healthcare Corp., Rt 120 & Wilson Rd, Round Lake IL 60073
  • Source