Recall of Device Recall QuickDraw Venous Cannula

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
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  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
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  • 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 DWS
  • Reason
    Edwards is recalling the quickdraw venous cannula due to complaints of cannula separation during withdrawal of the device when the percutaneous insertion method is used.
  • Action
    The firm, Edwards Lifesciences, sent an "URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE PRODUCT RECALL - ACTION REQUIRED" notice dated May 14, 2013 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem, and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to review our entire inventory for any QuickDraw Venus Cannula that has not expired; quarantine affected product from your inventory; discontinue use and return unused devices; complete and return the acknowledgment form via fax to Edwards Customer Service on 800-422-9329 within three days of receipt of this Field Safey Notice; contact Customer Service at 800-424-3278 to obtain a Returned Goods Authorization number and replacement product; return product to Edwards Lifesciences, Attn: Santosh Bhagat, 12050 Lone Peak Drive, Draper, UT 84020 Attention: RECALL, RGA#xxxxxx. If you have any questions that have not been answered by this notice, please call Edwards Customer Service at 800-424-3278 from the hours of 6:00AM - 4:30PM PST.


  • Model / Serial
    Model QD22: Lot No. 59049758, 59054488, 59067502, 59074170, 59081626, 59083736, 59091652, 59094887, 59114755, 59117451, 59134508, 59149651, 59154310, 59178579, 59201243, 59212118, 59222657, 59233636, 59233637, 59246684, 59246701, 59255899, 59255900, 59269439, 59284780, 59287725, 59296462, 59299605, 59315339, 59320575, 59334652, 59356129, 59360072, 59365198, 59365199, 59374009, 59384309, 59390552, 59394166, 59394167, 59421250, 59448841  Model QD25: Lot No. 59046082,59046847,59052393,59052395,59056270,59059029,59060798,59062681,59069772,59073141,59077234,59079573,59085168,59085169,59097289,59101637,59106005,59110720,59122491,59126281,59131923,59140133,59142266,59143453,59145027,59158524,59158579,59163164,59184252,59191107,59201246,59207044,59209886,59214360,59214361,59216991,59222658,59222659,59233651,59246685,59246703,59255901,59268625,59284781,59287728,59296463,59299610,59313057,59320582,59320583,59334656,59344191,59346468,59352608,59356135,59360084,59374014,59374015,59414791,59425355,59437699,59437700,59448853
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: US Nationwide and country of Canada.
  • Product Description
    QuickDraw Venous Cannula with Insertion Kit. ThruPort Systmes. Models QD22 (22 Fr) and QD25 (25 Fr). The product is packaged sterile and non-pyrogenic in a sealed, peel-type pouch. Two pouches (cannula and accessories) go into one shelf carton. One shelf carton goes in one shipper carton. || Use of the QuickDraw venous cannula is indicated for patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. The QuickDraw venous cannula serves to drain non-oxygenated blood from the venae cavae or right atrium during cardiopulmonary bypass. The product is packaged sterile and nona¿ pyrogenic in a sealed, peel-type pouch.
  • Manufacturer


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