Recall of Device Recall 8596SC Intrathecal Catheter Pump Segment Revision Kit

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

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
    Programmable implanted infusion pump - Product Code LKK
  • Reason
    Incorrect connector pin: the medtronic 8596sc intrathecal catheter pump segment revision kits were packaged with the incorrect connector pin.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified by an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter sent in January 2008. The letter informed users that the recalling firm would contact them regarding removing the affected products from their inventory. Users were requested to return a response form indicating the number of affected product. For additional information, contact 1-800-707-0933.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: N131154001, N131154003, N131154004, N131154008, N131154009, N131154010, N131154013, N131154016, N131154017, N130483001, N130483004, N130483006, N130483011, N130483012, N130483013, N130483014, N130483015 and N130483021.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including states of MI, OR, IN, NY, FL, PA, MN, TX, CO and UT.
  • Product Description
    Medtronic Intrathecal Catheter Pump Segment Revision Kit; Programmable implanted infusion pump; Model Number: 8596SC; Packaged with catheter model number 8731 or 8731SC.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 800 53rd Ave NE, PO Box 1250, Minneapolis MN 55440-1250
  • Source