Recall of Device Recall POWERPORT(R) ClearVUE(R) Slim with Smooth Septum, 6F ChronoFlex(TM) Silk, Polyurethane Catheter

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Bard Peripheral Vascular 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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Port & catheter, implanted, subcutaneous, intravascular - Product Code LJT
  • Reason
    The patient id card packaged with the powerport clearvue implantable port with smooth septum contains incorrect port flushing instructions.
  • Action
    The firm initiated the recall by letter on 02/08/2018. The letter explained the problem and the products involved and requested the following actions: "Please check all inventory locations within your institution for affected product code / lot number combinations listed in the field correction notice. If you have further distributed any of the product code / lot numbers, please immediately contact that location, advise them of this field correction notice, and forward these instructions. For any identified product on your shelves, please replace the products Patient ID Card with the corrected Patient ID Card enclosed with this field correction notice. Enclosed with this field correction notice is a Patient Communication Packet that contains one patient letter, one corrected Patient ID Card, and one POWERPORT¿ Patient Guide. Please contact all patients that have received any product listed in this field correction notice and provide them with the Patient Communication Packet."


  • Model / Serial
    Lot Number Unique Device Identifier (UDI) REAN0062 (01)00801741110764(17)170628(10)REAN0062 REAP0628 (01)00801741110764(17)170828(10)REAP0628 REAU0228 (01)00801741110764(17)171228(10)REAU0228 REAW1710 (01)00801741110764(17)180331(10)REAW1710 REAY0677 (01)00801741110764(17)180531(10)REAY0677 REAY2493 (01)00801741110764(17)180331(10)REAY2493 REBQ0468 (01)00801741110764(17)180331(10)REBQ0468 REBS1274 (01)00801741110764(17)180930(10)REBS1274 REBS1900 (01)00801741110764(17)180930(10)REBS1900 REBT2147 (01)00801741110764(17)181130(10)REBT2147 REBV1310 (01)00801741110764(17)181231(10)REBV1310 REBW0863 (01)00801741110764(17)181231(10)REBW0863 REBX2269 (01)00801741110764(17)190430(10)REBX2269
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    POWERPORT ClearVUE Slim with Smooth Septum, 6F ChronoFlex Silk, Polyurethane Catheter, REF 1676300
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc, 1625 W 3rd St Bldg 1, Tempe AZ 85281-2438
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source