Recall of Device Recall Rusch MRI Conditional Fiber Optic Laryngoscope Kit

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

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
    Laryngoscope Kit - Product Code CCW
  • Reason
    The mri battery is out of specification for its magnetic content.
  • Action
    Teleflex telephoned the account on 3/1/07, and faxed them a follow-up recall letter on the same date. The account was informed that the batteries did not meet specification, and was requested to check the batteries in the laryngoscope kit shipped to them for the affected battery lot numbers, and return the affected batteries to Teleflex for replacement. Any questions were directed to Linda Todd at 1-800-334-9751, ext. 4951.


  • Model / Serial
    catalog number 005852300, battery lot numbers 065201-065228, 065231, 065232, 065233
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Conditional Fiber Optic Laryngoscope Kit, which contains laryngoscope blades, handles and 2 battery packs for use in Magnetic Resonance environments; Distributed by Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; catalog number 005852300
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Teleflex Medical, 2345 Waukegan Rd Ste 120, Bannockburn IL 60015-1580
  • Source