Recall of Device Recall Boston Scientific Stonetome Stone Removal Device

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
    Dislodger, stone, biliary - Product Code LQR
  • Reason
    The ultraviolet light barrier on the pouch may be discolored, which will allow ultraviolet light into the package and may cause the latex retrieval balloon to become brittle and to leak or burst when inflated.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified via letter dated January 8, 2009 to discontinue use of the affected product and to return it to Boston Scientific. Customers were instructed to complete and fax the Reply Verification Tracking Form to Boston Scientific at 508-683-5578. Direct questions about this recall to your local Sales Representative.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 12001574 and 12002381.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Boston Scientific Stonetome Stone Removal Device. Triple Lumen Sphincterotome, 5.5 Fr, 30 mm, 11.5 mm, sterile, Boston Scientific Corp., Natick, MA; REF 3513. || The device is used in diagnostic or therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, transendoscopic sphincterotomy of the Papilla of Vater and/or the Sphincter of Oddi, to remove stones from the biliary system, and to facilitate injection of contrast medium while occluding the duct with the balloon.
  • Manufacturer


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