Recall of Device Recall Baxter Clearlink System Buretrol Solution Set

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

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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
    Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    The tubing may separate from the distal clearlink y-site of the set, which could result in patient injury if the separation occurs during patient use.
  • Action
    An "Urgent Product Recall" letter dated November 3, 2009 was sent to the direct accounts via first class mail on the same date, to the attention of the Director of Nursing and the Director of Materials Management. The letter informed the accounts that there have been reports of a separation of the tubing from the distal Clearlink Y-site of the set, with one instance resulting in a serious injury. The accounts were instructed to examine their inventory and remove any sets of Product code 2C8864, Lot number UR09E21238 from inventory and return the affected product for credit or replacement product by calling Baxter Healthcare Center for Service at 1-888-229-0001, Prompt 2, during hours of operation 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Questions regarding the communication were directed to the Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. If the accounts further distributed the Buretrol Sets, they were requested to forward the communication to those accounts. The accounts were also requested to complete and fax back to Baxter the enclosed reply sheet confirming receipt of the letter.


  • Model / Serial
    Product code 2C8864; Lot number UR09E21238.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States (Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin), Canada and New Zealand.
  • Product Description
    Buretrol Solution Sets, a sterile fluid pathway of 105 (2.7 m), 60 drops/mL, with 150 mL Burette Drip Chamber Filter Valve, 2 injection Y-sites, 3 Luer Activated Valves and Male Luer Lock Adapter with Retractable Collar; 48 individually pouched sterile sets per case; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015 U.S.A. || A sterile fluid pathway used to administer fluids from a container to a patient's vascular system through a vascular access device.
  • Manufacturer


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