Recall of Device Recall T5 Hytrel Zipper Toga

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation.

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
    Gown, surgical - Product Code FYA
  • Reason
    The clear tape, that is intended to aid in the prevention of patients fluids from contacting the surgeon/surgical staff through the sleeve seam of the toga, was not applied during the manufacturing process. stryker has received 5 complaints associated with the defective seams which allowed bleed through of bodily fluids.
  • Action
    Stryker sent the May 29,2012 URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTIFICATION and the June 14, 2012 REVISED URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL Notice to all consignees. The letters identified the affected products, problem and actions to be taken. The Revised letter instructed customers to find, quarantine, make product unusable and destroy all implicated product . Replacement products may not immediately available. Customers were asked to complete and sign the Business Reply Form (BFR) and fax to Stryker Instruments Regulatory Department at 866-521-2762. If the affected products have been further distributed, forward this notification letter and the attached BRF to all affected locations. Questions should be addressed to Angela Ragainis, 269-389-4354;


  • Model / Serial
    Part 0400-821-100, 0400-841-100 , 0400-851-100 0400-851-100S1, and 0400-851-100S2 all lots
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) including the states of: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WV and the country of SWITZERLAND
  • Product Description
    T5 Hytrel Zipper Toga. || Product Usage: || The togas are intended to provide a barrier between the operating room and the members of the surgical team in order to help protect against contamination and/or exposure of infectious body fluids and harmful microorganisms.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Instruments Div. of Stryker Corporation, 4100 E Milham Ave, Portage MI 49002-9704
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source