Recall of Device Recall Proplege Coronary Sinus Catheter

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, cannula and tubing, vascular, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWF
  • Reason
    Edwards lifesciences is recalling certain proplege coronary sinus catheter, model pr9 due to confirmed reports of blood leakage through the hemostasis valve in the introducer that is kitted with the catheter.
  • Action
    Edwards Lifesciences sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice letter dated February 1, 2013. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to review entire inventory for the affected product, quarantine and return to Edwards. Contact Customer Services at 800-424-3278 for any question, to obtain a Returned Goods Authorization number and replacement product.


  • Model / Serial
    Model PR9, lot numbers: 59385159, 59385164, 59385204, 59398000, 59398006, 59398008, 59400402, 59423199, 59423200, 59385159, 59385164, 59385204, 59398000, 59398006.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide including the states of: MD, NY, PA, CA, FL, AZ, AL, TX, VA, OH, MO, NC, GA, TN, CO, OR, SC, ME, IL, HI, NJ, WA, WI, CT, KY, LA and Canada.
  • Product Description
    Proplege Coronary Sinus Catheter model PR9, 11 French Introducer, kitted with PR9. || Product Usage: The catheter introducer sheath kit provides access to the central venous circulation to facilitate catheter and guidewire insertion. The Proplege coronary sinus catheter provides retrograde cardioplegia during cardiopulmonary by-pass surgery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Edwards Lifesciences, LLC, 12050 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper UT 84020-9414
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source