Recall of Device Recall Medline

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Convatec 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, urological - Product Code KOD
  • Reason
    The lumen of the medline sterile foley catheter was found to be blocked by excess lubricious coating material.
  • Action
    Convatec sent Urgent: Voluntary Medical Device Recall letters dated 2/7/2014 via UPS and email. Foreign customers were provided the notice via DHL. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers are asked to perform a count of recalled product in inventory. All consignees should be contacted and be instructed to return product based on their procedures. Customers were instructed to complete and return the enclosed respoonse form.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution and in the state of TX
  • Product Description
    Medline Sterile Foley Catheter 14 fr 5 cc 12 pieces || model number DNYD11914 || Product Usage:Latex Lubricous Coated Foley Catheters The standard catheter essentially consists of a flexible lubricous coated latex tube which incorporates one major drainage lumen and one or two minor lumens constructed in the wall of the tube. One minor lumen is for inflating the retention balloon (available in 2-Way & 3-Way catheters). The second minor lumen (applicable for 3 Way catheters only) is used for bladder irrigation purposes.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Convatec Inc., 200 Headquarters Park Dr, Skillman NJ 08558-2600
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source