Recall of Device Recall Baxter Posiflow Access Device for IV Access

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
    Product older than three years may not operate as intended.
  • Action
    Urgent Product Recall letters dated 1/20/05 were sent to the direct accounts via first class mail, to the attention of the Director of Purchasing. The accounts were informed that the Posiflow Luer Activated valves may not operate as intended if the product is older than three years. The accounts were instructed to examine their inventories of the affected product codes listed to determine if they have any product on hand without expiration dating, and remove any found from inventory. The expiration date, if present, may be found on both the individual product package and on the end panel label of the product shipping carton. The accounts were instructed to call Baxter at 1-888-229-0001 to arrange for the return of any product found without an expiration date. Any questions were directed to the Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837.


  • Model / Serial
    product code 2N9050; all lots without expiration dating
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, including American Samoa, and internationally to Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    Baxter Posiflow Access Device for IV Access; product code 2N9050; a single use, sterile device with Posiflow Positive Displacement Feature and Male Luer Lock Adapter, 0.06 mL; Baxter Healthcare Corp., Deerfield, IL 60015 USA; the Posiflow Access Device is manufactured for Baxter Healthcare Corporation by Becton Dickinson
  • Manufacturer


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