Recall of Device Recall Arrow Pressure Injectable PICC Powered by Arrow VPS Stylet

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

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,intravascular,therapeutic,long-term greater than 30 days - Product Code LJS
  • Reason
    Kits are packaged with the incorrect catheter. the kits contain a 40cm catheter and should contain a 50cm catheter.
  • Action
    A recall notification letter, dated March 24, 2014 was sent to end users. " Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification "


  • Model / Serial
    lot #23F14A0375
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution- Including the states of Az, Tn, Fl, Ga, Ca
  • Product Description
    Arrow Pressure Injectable PICC Powered by Arrow VPS Stylet Catalogue number CDC-35052-VPS, peripherally inserted central catheter.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Arrow International Inc, 2400 Bernville Road, Reading PA 19605
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source