Recall of Device Recall Baxter Epidural Anesthesia Trays

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
    Anesthesia Conduction Kit - Product Code CAZ
  • Reason
    The bd catheter connector contained in the epidural anesthesia trays may not fully secure the catheter and allows the catheter to either become loose or disconnected from the connector.
  • Action
    Baxter sent Urgent Product Recall letters dated 1/10/06 to their customers, to the attention of the Director of Anesthesia, via first class mail on the same date. The accounts were informed that the BD catheter connector in the tray may not fully secure the catheter, resulting in the possible leakage or incomplete delivery of medication. The accounts were instructed to examine their inventory for the affected lots of product, remove it from inventory and destroy it for credit. Any questions were directed to the Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837.


  • Model / Serial
    product code 2T0609, lot GD822585;  product code 2T2263, lot GD822874;  product code 2T2367, lots GD822551 and GD822981;  product code 2T2386, lot GD822452
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Baxter Epidural Anesthesia Trays that contain BD Catheter Connectors; Sterile, single use only kits containing an epidural needle, epidural catheter, glass LOR syringe and non-latex components for the preparation and insertion of the epidural needle and catheter; Assembled by Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL U.S.A.
  • Manufacturer


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