Recall of Device Recall Presource PBDS, Total Joint, Kit, Circulator

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Cardinal Health, Medical Products & Services.

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 1
  • 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
    Anesthesia breathing circuit kit - Product Code OFP
  • Reason
    Various presource kits contain a pre-assembled filter and anesthesia circuit that may contain outer plastic packaging on one or more components. if the packaging is removed without disassembling the components, remnants of the plastic from the packaging material may become lodged in the filter potentially causing an obstruction of airflow.
  • Action
    Affected consignees were notified with a letter, dated March 26, 2013, sent via FedEx Priority, of this action. Cardinal Sales Representatives will also be advised and will verbally communicate the action to affected customers. The letter identified the affected product and the problem. Customers are to locate any affected product and quarantine them. In addition, clinicians should be informed of the issue; and, warning labels should be affixed to the front of each kit instructing users to remove and discard the Anesthesia Circuit and Filter Assembly. In order to confirm receipt of this action and completion of labeling the product, the enclosed Acknowledgement Form should be completed and returned to the number provided. If customers do now wish to accept overlabeled product or to overlabel the product in their possession, they are to contact Presource Sales Operations at 800-766-0706, or their sales representative for further instruction. Customers are to contact Cardinal Health Quality Systems at 800-292-9332, if they have any questions or need special assistance.



  • Manufacturer Address
    Cardinal Health, Medical Products & Services, 1430 Waukegan Road, Attn V. Mueller Qa, Park City IL 60085
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source