Recall of Device Recall Oxygen Sensor

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

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
    Analyzer, Gas, Oxygen, Gaseous-Phase - Product Code CCL
  • Reason
    Sensor causes the oxygen monitor to display prematurely a low sensor warning which indicates an early maintenance requirement for the instrument. this may result in interrupted treatment.
  • Action
    Consignees were notified via next day delivery on or about 11/25/2009. Each customer received a letter requesting acknowledgement of the recall and a request to return the affected product. Each consignee that is a distributor was instructed to forward the letter to their consignees to retrieve relevant product from those locations. A second and third mailing to non-responding customers on the consignee list will be made, or as an alternative, the third contact may be by phone, e-mail, or fax. Affected products received by Teleflex Medical will be destroyed or reworked and replacement product or credit will be provided to the consignee. Records of contacts and of destruction or rework will be maintained. Questions are directed to the company at 1-866-246-6990.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog number: 5804, Lot numbers 906018 and 906003.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    FL, KY, MI, OH, PA, SD, TN, Australia and Canada.
  • Product Description
    Oxygen Sensor #5804, Distributed by: Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Teleflex Medical, 4024 Stirrup Creek Dr, Durham NC 27703-9000
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source