Recall of Device Recall Steerable 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
    Possibility of separation of the introducer sheath from the hub on coronary sinus catheters.
  • Action
    Edwards Lifesciences, LLC sent an Urgent Product Recall - Action Required letter dated June 15, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Cusotmers were instructed to check their inventory for any affected product and return all unused product from their stock to Edwards at: Edwards Lifesciences 12060 Lone Peak Pkwy Draper, UT 84020 Attention: Suzanne Carpenter, RGA # Customers were instructed to contact Customer Service to obtain a Returned Goods Authorization number and replacement product . Once customers verified their inventory, they were to complete the attached form and fax it to Edwards at (949) 250-3489. For any questions customers were instructed to call Edwards Customer Service at (800) 424-3278.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot numbers: 678238B, 751043B, 755821B, 763122B.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    Steerable Coronary Sinus Catheter, Model SCS01, 9 Fr x 20.4", Sterile R, Edwards Lifesciences Port Access Systems. || Device is a three-lumen, 9 Fr catheter with an elastomeric balloon near its tip for occluding the coronary sinus in order to retrograde perfuse the coronary circulation. An 11 Fr catheter introducer sheath, which is compatible with the catheter contamination guard, is packaged with these catheters.
  • Manufacturer


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