Recall of Device Recall da Vinci S Surgical System IS2000, PatientCart Monitor Drape

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Intuitive Surgical, Inc..

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
    Drape, surgical - Product Code KKX
  • Reason
    Cloudy/waxy appearance with potential to transfer waxy substance to the patient, and potential for drape to tear.
  • Action
    Firm issued field safety notice to all customers on March 16, 2015. Field safety notice includes acknowledgement form to be returned to recalling firm. A second letter was sent on May 12, 2015 to inform users that the date that the drape product unaffected by the issue will not be availalble untisl October/November 2015, not May 2015 as stated in the original communication.


  • Model / Serial
    Product number420017-03; da Vinci (Standard System) Patient-Cart Monitor Drape, 20 Pack.  Lot Numbers for Cloudy/Waxy issue: ALL lot numbers  Lot Numbers for Tear issue: None
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (including Hong Kong), Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam.
  • Product Description
    da Vinci S Surgical System IS2000, Patient-Cart Monitor Drape, 20 Pack. || Microtek Medical Equipment Drapes are to be used to cover a variety of surgical and non-surgical equipment in various settings throughout the clinical setting.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Intuitive Surgical, Inc., 1266 Kifer Rd Bldg 100, Sunnyvale CA 94086-5304
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source