Recall of Device Recall Mach 1 6F 3.5 JR curve style Guide Catheter

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

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 3
  • 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, Percutaneous - Product Code DQY
  • Reason
    Some mach 1 6f coronary guide catheter could be mislabeled in that a few units labeled as mach 1 6f kimny curve style, could contain a mach 1 6f jr 3.5 curve style and a few units labeled as mach 1 6f jr 3.5 curve style, could contain a mach 1 6f kimny curve style.
  • Action
    A Recall Notice, dated 05/28/05, was sent to Risk Managers. The notice informed them of the issue and instructed them to discontinue use and segregate affected units. A Tracking/verification Form is requested to be returned. Arrangements will be made for returning affected product.


  • Model / Serial
    Product UPN H749343566850, Lot # 6287583
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Within the US to GA, MS, NC ,TN. OUS to include: Canada, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom
  • Product Description
    Mach 1 6F JR 3.5 Guide Catheter. Catalog No. 34356-685. Sterilized with ethylene oxide gas. Nonpyrogenic. Intended for one procedure use only. Manufacture: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., One Scimed Place, Maple Grove, MN USA 55311
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Boston Scientific Scimed, 1 Scimed Pl, Maple Grove MN 55311-1565
  • Source