Recall of Device Recall MultiLumen PI CVC Kit and PSI Kit

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Arrow International 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,intravascular,therapeutic,short-term less than 30 days - Product Code FOZ
  • Reason
    The instructions for use (ifu) were inadvertently removed from the kit.
  • Action
    An Urgent Medical Device Corrective Action Notification letter, dated December 16, 2014, was sent to Owens & Minor, 1605 Worldwide Blvd., Hebron, KY 41048-8653, instructing them to immediately discontinue distribution and quarantine any products, use customer letter and Corrective Action Acknowledgement Form templates to communicate this corrective action to any of thier customers that have received product included within the scope of the corrective action, and to have their customers return a completed Corrective Action Acknowledgement Form outlining their remaining inventory of the affected product codes and lot numbers for which replacement IFUs is needed.


  • Model / Serial
    Multi-Lumen PI CVC Kit: 3-L 7 FR X 8 product code: ASK-45703-POSU lot #23F13L0166, exp. 31-Jul-2015  PSI Kit: 8.5 FR X 4-1/8 (10 CM), product code ASK-09803-OSU2 , lot #23F14C1014, exp. 31-Aug-2015:
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    In the state of KY
  • Product Description
    Multi-Lumen PI CVC Kit and PSI Kit: 3-L 7 FR X 8 product code: ASK-45703-POSU lot #23F13L0166, exp. 31-Jul-2015: || Product Usage: || Multi-Lumen PI CVC Kit: An intravascular catheter is a device that consists of a slender tube and any necessary connecting fittings and that is inserted into the patients vascular system for short term use (less than 30 days) to sample blood, monitor blood pressure, or administer fluids intravenously. The device may be constructed of metal, rubber, plastic, or a combination of these materials. PSI Kit: A catheter introducer is a sheath used to facilitate placing a catheter through the skin into a vein or artery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Arrow International Inc, 2400 Bernville Road, Reading PA 19605
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source