Recall of Device Recall ACCUSTICK II

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Boston Scientific 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
    Catheter Introducer - Product Code DYB
  • Reason
    Marker detachment: out of specifications for pull strength, thus the marker may detach from the introducer during use.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified via an Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter sent federal express on 7/19/07, which requested them to check their stocks, remove product from inventory, and return the product.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot /Batch Number: 9498023.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide: USA and The Netherlands.
  • Product Description
    Boston Scientific ACCUSTICK II Introducer System with .038 inch Stainless Steel J Tip and .018 inch Nitinol Guidewire, sterile, REF/Catalog No. 20-710; UPN/Material Number: M001207100, Boston Scientific Corporation, Natick, MA 01760
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Boston Scientific Corp, 780 Brookside Dr, Spencer IN 47460-1080
  • Source