Recall of Device Recall Pressure Monitoring sets

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

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
    Catheter, continuous flush - Product Code KRA
  • Reason
    The device is being recalled because the firm has received multiple complaints related to incorrect assembly that may result in dilution of blood samples.
  • Action
    The firm initiated a recall in Europe via customer letters starting January 30, 2013 to notify the recall of model number T001691A lot number 59326333. The recall was expanded and a worldwide recall via customer letters was initiated on February 11, 2013. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers.


  • Model / Serial
    59184554, 59187809, 59191725, 59221801, 59227844, 59238613, 59326333, 59356987, 59401041,  59222349, 59227178, 59234808, 59284693, 59328047, 59270408, 59284617, 59276238, 59401734, 59270380, 59319038, 59306624, 59390840, 59195810, 59331224, 59397181, 59291446, 59272771.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AR, CA, FL, HI, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI) and Europe.
  • Product Description
    Pressure Monitoring sets with VAMP Plus closed blood sampling system model # T001691A, PXVP0566, PXVP2260, PXVP0826, PXVP0827, PXVP2284AT3, PXVP23X3AT3, T398807D, T100605B, T001762A, T391T00A, VP2. || Blood sampling system used on patients requiring periodic withdrawal of blood samples.
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