Recall of Device Recall Irrigation Clip 30

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by The Anspach Effort, 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 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
    Applier, surgical, clip - Product Code GDO
  • Reason
    Assembled with the incorrect (smaller) front clips (component 44-0495 instead of 44.0498).
  • Action
    On Nov 2, 2015 Anspach sent a letter to their customers informing them of the recall. Customer Immediate Actions: Please complete the attached reply form confirming your receipt of this letter. Return the completed form by fax to the number or email provided on the form. Returning the form promptly will prevent you from receiving repeat notices. If you distribute any of the products to other services or facilities, please forward this information as appropriate. We understand this product recall removal) may have an impact on your facility. The FDA has recommended that healthcare facilities follow their risk management procedures as it relates to this notification. We apologize for any inconvenience that this Product Removal may create and appreciate your cooperation with our request. If you have any questions regarding this correction, please contact the Complaint Handling Unit Manager at 561-494-3673 or contact your Anspach Sales Representative.


  • Model / Serial
    Model/Catalog: IRR-Clip-30 Lot # J023101962
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Distributed in the states of PA and MN, and the country of Switzerland.
  • Product Description
    Irrigation Clip 30; Intended to position and hold irrigation tubing during surgical procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    The Anspach Effort, Inc., 4500 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4235
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source