Recall of Device Recall Lioresal Intrathecal Refill Kit, model 8561

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Medtronic Inc, Neurological & Spinal Division.

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
    Pump, Infusion, Implanted, Programmable - Product Code LKK
  • Reason
    Outer package of lioresal intrethecal refill kit, model 8561, identifies the kit to contain 1-20 ml ampule of baclofen injection for intrathecal administration, 500 mcg/ml (10 mg/20 ml). lot n0016487 incorrectly contains 1-20 ml ampule of baclofen concentration 2000 mcg/ml (40 mg/20 ml).
  • Action
    Customers were contacted 11/19/04 via telephone. Customers were asked to set aside product and return the affected lot to Medtronic, Inc., Moundsview, MN. Recalled product will be replaced by Medtronic.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    within the United States only
  • Product Description
    Model 8561 Lioresal (Baclofen injection) Intrathecal Refill Kit is designed for refilling the Medtronic SynchroMed family of pumps. The 8561 kit contains a 1-20 ml ampule of 500 mcg/ml Baclofen injection along with a sterile refill kit tray and sterile drug preparation tray. || Lioresal drug ampules contained witin Medtronic Lot N0016487 bear the primary manufacturer''s label and lot number 007J2583. The drug box is labeled with Lot 017H1925. || Medtronic packages a manufacturer''s labeled ampule into a protective drug box. A lot number and drug lot expiration date are printed on the outside of the drug box. The filled and labeled drug box is placed inside a larger kit assembly that contains other components necessary to complete a pump refill. Only the large kit assembly (''Lioresal Refill Kit'') will display the Medtronic lot number (N0016487). || The Model 8561 refill kit does not have a product code for itself; it is approved under PMA P860004. PMA P860004 is classified as: pump infusion, implanted, programmable under product code LKK.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Medtronic Inc, Neurological & Spinal Division, 800 53rd Ave Ne, Columbia Heights MN 55421-1241
  • Source