Recall of Device Recall DURAMAX Hemodialysis Catheters, Stacked Tip 24 cm Straight Basic Kit,

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Angiodynamics, 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
    Catheter, hemodialysis, implanted - Product Code MSD
  • Reason
    The product has the potential for a cross-lumen leak. one of the two leak testers that are used to perform the leak test on the duramax catheters was found to be faulty. the tester was not able to detect cross-lumen leaks. both testers were used during the manufacturing 100% leak test.
  • Action
    Customers were sent URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL LETTERS (dated 1/07/10) via Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested. Customers were instructed to return all recalled product. A return authorization number was assigned to each customer in the recall notification letter and a UPS account was provided for return freight. A reply form was provided in the recall notification letter. Questions were directed to the company sales representatives or to Customer Service at 800-772-6446.


  • Model / Serial
    Lots 978909, 980646, 981113, C68432, C68433, C68434, 981843
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and St. Thomas, VI
  • Product Description
    DURAMAX (TM) Hemodialysis Catheters, Stacked Tip 24 cm Straight Basic Kit, Catalog Number/REF 10302803, 510 (k) 080400, Sterile --- Manufactured in USA by AngioDynamics, Inc. 603 Queensbury Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12804
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Angiodynamics, Inc., 603 Queensbury Avenue, Queensbury NY 12804
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source