Recall of Device Recall Baxter

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Baxter Healthcare 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, Intravascular, Therapeutic, Short-Term Less Than 30 Days - Product Code FOZ
  • Reason
    Sterility questioned.
  • Action
    Recalled by letter dated 12/12/02. Customers were informed of the compromised sterility of all lots of the listed products within expiration date, and were requested to destroy all lot numbers of the identified product codes. Baxter will issue their customers credit for the product destroyed.


  • Model / Serial
    all lots within expiration date of the following pre-filled syringes: Code 2K6049: 3 mL in 12 mL syringe Code 2K6050: 5 mL in 12 mL syringe Code 2K6058: 5 mL in 12 mL syringe w/cannula
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, Canada, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel
  • Product Description
    100 U/mL Heparin Lock Flush Solution USP; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015; 30 syringes per case
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Baxter Healthcare Corp., Rt 120 & Wilson Rd, Round Lake IL 60073
  • Source