Recall of Device Recall Baxter Interlink System Minivolume Extension Set

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
    Set, Administration, Intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    Leaks and disconnection between the bifurcated y-site and the set tubing may occur and result in underdelivery of medication, blood loss, and a breach of the sterile fluid pathway.
  • Action
    Baxter sent Urgent Product Recall letters dated 7/6/05 to their customers, to the attention of the Director of Materials Management, via first class mail on the same date. The accounts were informed of the complaints of leaks and disconnection between the bifurcated Y-site and the set tubing, resulting in the possible under delivery of medication, blood loss and a breach of the sterile fluid pathway. The accounts were instructed to examine their inventory for the affected lots of product, remove it from inventory and return it to Baxter for credit. Any questions were directed to the Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837.


  • Model / Serial
    product code 1C8290, lots GR217836, GR219071, GR224220, GR225490, GR227587
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.
  • Product Description
    Baxter Interlink System Minivolume Extension Set, product code 1C8290; 11'', 0.86 mL Vol., with 2 injection sites and a male Luer Lock adapter; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015 U.S.A.
  • Manufacturer


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