Recall of Device Recall Boston Scientific 20F (6.7 mm) Safety PEG Kit

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Boston Scientific 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
    tubes, gastrointestinal - Product Code KNT
  • Reason
    The user may be unable to pass the device over the guidewire for placement in the patient, resulting in an inability to use the device.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified by "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter dated 12/30/08. The letter described the problem with the product, instructed customers to determine whether they store these products in the outer carton or the inner pouch at their facility, to locate all affected products, and to return them to the firm. For additional information, contact Boston Scientific Corporation at 1-508-683-4678.


  • Model / Serial
    Inner pouch (UPN M00566530) packaged in outer cartons (UPN M00566531) with lot number 12080466 on both pouches.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Boston Scientific EndoVive 20Fr (6.7 mm) Safety PEG Kit, Push Method, latex free, sterile, Boston Scientific Corp., Natick, MA; Cat. no./REF 6653, inner pouch UPN M00566530 and outer carton UPN M00566531. || The devices are indicated for providing nutrition directly into the stomach in adult and pediatric patients who are unable to consume nutrition by conventional means.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Boston Scientific Corp, 780 Brookside Dr, Spencer IN 47460-1080
  • Source