Recall of Device Recall PowerLoc MAX Safety Winged Infusion Set

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

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
    Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    Bard access systems is conducting a field action due to the potential that an incorrect maximum flow rate label associated to the power injection ifu for the powerloc max safety infusion set (swis) was attached to the outside of the unit pouch.
  • Action
    The firm, Bard, sent an "URGENT: Notification-Potential Incorrect Infusion IFU Label for PowerLoc¿ MAX Safety Winged Infusion Set (SWIS)" letter dated March 25, 2015 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions taken. The firm has corrected the cause of the issue and all future lots will be manufactured with the correct maximum flow rate of 2mL/second. Customers may return for a replacement or keep items. Please direct any return requests and questions to our coordinator at 801-522-5640.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot D430107
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to states of: GA and MN.
  • Product Description
    PowerLoc MAX Safety Winged Infusion Set, Product Code 0132215 || The PowerLoc MAX Safety Winged Infusion Set is intended for use in the administration of fluids and drugs, as well as blood sampling through surgically implanted vascular ports. The PowerLoc MAX SWIS is also indicated for power injection of contrast media into the central venous system only with an implanted port that is also indicated for power injection.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Bard Access Systems, 605 North 5600 West, Salt Lake City UT 84116-3738
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source