Recall of Device Recall Medtronic Export XT

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Medtronic, 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
    Aspiration Catheter - Product Code DQA
  • Reason
    Additional warning in instructions for use for guide wire management. complaints of wire lumen tearing during use or band marker becoming dislodged.
  • Action
    Medtronic has notifed sales representatives to visit Cath lab site with the letter dated August 29, 2007 and educate the user, provide the Safety Alert Letter and document delivery of the letter with the confirmation form.


  • Model / Serial
    Al lot numbers
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide, including USA, Canada, India, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and UK.
  • Product Description
    Medtronic Export XT Aspiration Catheter, 6F (US) || Medtronic Export XT Aspiration Catheter, CE, 6FR (Outside US)
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Medtronic, Inc., 35-37A Cherry Hill Drive, Danvers MA 01923-2565
  • Source