Recall of Device Recall Steris QFC1728 and QFC1729 Quick Connects

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

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
    Endoscope connects - Product Code MED
  • Reason
    The center insert of the adaptor #6 restrictor could become loose and/or come out of the housing and may affect the sterilization process of the attached endoscope.
  • Action
    On February 22, 2007, customers were contacted by phone and were notified by recall letter dated February 23, 2007. The recall notifications indicate that Steris Account managers will visit each consignee and replace affect product.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot numbers: 2914737, 2876316, 2871200, 2876274, 2914752, 2876704, 2876720, 2876746, 2876761, 3072030, and 3072014.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide-The product was distributed to USA domestic consignees located in MT, CA, NJ, IA, MA, WY, SC, MO, SC, TN, ID, MT, CO, PA, NV, and TX, and to foreign consignees located in Great Britian and Qatar.
  • Product Description
    Steris QFC1728 and QFC1729 Quick Connects used in connections and processing endoscopes. The QFC1728 is used to process the Fujinon 250/270/450/470/490 Group 5 and 530/590 series GI Endoscopes w/o Water Jet. The QFC1729 is used to process 250/450 Group 5 and 530/590 series Endoscopes w/ Water Jet.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Steris Corp, 5960 Heisley Rd, Mentor OH 44060-1834
  • Source