Recall of Device Recall HUDSON RCI, Humidifier Adaptor

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

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
    Humidifier, respiratory gas, (direct patient interface) - Product Code BTT
  • Reason
    The packaging may not have been properly sealed, and therefore the sterility of the product cannot be guaranteed.
  • Action
    Teleflex Medical sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTIFICATION" letter dated June 6, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter described the product, problem, and the action to be taken. The letter instructs customers to discontinue use and quarantine the affected product. Customers must complete and return a Recall Acknowledgement Form via fax to 1-866-804-9881, Attn: Customer Service. A representative will contact customers with instructions on how to return the affected product. Customers with no affected product are also instructed to complete and return the form to verify receipt of the notification. Contact Customer Service at 1-866-246-6990 if you have questions regarding this recall. and a record of returns. A third letter was addressed to the Risk Manager with the above instructions.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number: 003-40, Lot numbers: 738107, 741107, 762107, 764107 and 766107; Catalog number: 003-40F, Lot number: 733107; Catalog number: 003-40J, Lot number: 740107; Catalog number: 000-40, Lot numbers: YK24 and YL11; Catalog number: 006-40, Lot number: 137106; Catalog number: 006-40F, Lot numbers: 122106 and 123106; Catalog number: 006-40J, Lot numbers: 135106 and 136106; Catalog number: 400340, Lot numbers: 730107, 731107, 732107, 734107 and 735107.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution--USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, NM, NE, NY, OH, OK, PA, TX, VA, WI and WM and the countries of Japan, Philippines, and Thailand.
  • Product Description
    HUDSON RCI, Humidifier Adaptor, Rx only, Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. || Use to add water vapor to a dry medical gas for administration to a patient.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Teleflex Medical, 4024 Stirrup Creek Dr, Durham NC 27703-9000
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source