Recall of Device Recall Atrium

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

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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Chest drainage kit - Product Code PAD
  • Reason
    Outer packaging is not sterile.
  • Action
    Atrium Medical issued recall letter on 11/29/16 via two-day express mail delivery advising users: of the problem, updated instructions for use; the new Warning Label applied to the packaging; and requesting to post the warning label near all Atrium chest drain product inventory. A Field Notification Reply Form acknowledging receipt of the Field Notification was requested to be completed and returned. Questions contact Atrium/Maquet/Getinge chest drainage representative or Atrium Customer Service at 1-800-528-7486 (603-880-1433), Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (EST).


  • Model / Serial
    All Lot Numbers With Expiration Date Prior To October 2019
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, China, Columbia, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, and Venezuela,
  • Product Description
    Atrium Medical 16400 Express Mini 500 dry seal drain || Product Usage: || To evacuate air and/or fluid from the chest cavity or mediastinum.  To help re-establish lung expansion and restore breathing dynamics.  To facilitate postoperative collection and reinfusion of autologous blood from the patient s pleural cavity or mediastinal area.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Atrium Medical Corporation, 5 Wentworth Dr, Hudson NH 03051-4929
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source