Recall of Device Recall 5/10 mm Weck Vista Optical Bladeless Laparoscopic Access Port

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

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
    Laparoscope, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GCJ
  • Reason
    Complaints of leakage of insufflation gas through the device.
  • Action
    Letters were issued on March 11, 2014 to customers informing them of the recall. The letter asked the consignee to immediately discontinue use and quarantine any products on hand. The letter included a Recall Acknowledgement Form which is to be returned. A letter was also issued to distributors on March 11, 2014, requesting them to conduct a sub-recall.


  • Model / Serial
    Lots - Catalog No. 40591OR - 01J1200009, 01J1200234, 01J1200380, 01K1200142, 01M1200251, 01A1300140, 01A1300376, 01A1300419, 01A1300370, 01A1300179, 01A1300419, 01A1300373; Catalog No. 405912R - 01H1200064, 01K1200379, 01K1200621, 01L1200370, 01M1200071, 01M1200252, 01A1300170, 01A1300201, 01A130042001A1300545, 01F1300136
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the states of AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI and the countries of Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam.
  • Product Description
    5/10 mm Weck Vista Optical Bladeless Laparoscopic Access Port, Catalog No. 405910R; 5/10/12 mm Weck Vista Optical Bladeless Laparoscopic Access Port, Catalog No. 405912R. || An endoscope and accessories is a device used to provide access, illumination, and allow observation or manipulation of body cavities, hollow organs, and canals.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Teleflex Medical, 4024 Stirrup Creek Dr, Durham NC 27703-9000
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source