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

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) REAN0066 (01)00801741110795(17)170528(10)REAN0066 REAP0629 (01)00801741110795(17)170728(10)REAP0629 REAY1483 (01)00801741110795(17)180531(10)REAY1483 REAY2494 (01)00801741110795(17)180331(10)REAY2494 REBS0163 (01)00801741110795(17)181031(10)REBS0163 REBT0364 (01)00801741110795(17)181130(10)REBT0364 REBT1664 (01)00801741110795(17)181231(10)REBT1664 REBT2149 (01)00801741110795(17)181231(10)REBT2149 REBW0874 (01)00801741110795(17)190331(10)REBW0874 REBY1231 (01)00801741110795(17)190430(10)REBY1231
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    POWERPORT ClearVUE Slim with Smooth Septum, 6F ChronoFlex Silk, Polyurethane Catheter with Open Suture Holes, REF 5676301
  • Manufacturer


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