Recall of Device Recall Tego Connector

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

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
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  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
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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
    Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    Icu medical inc. has identified a potential risk of leaking with certain tego connector devices.
  • Action
    The firm, icumedical, sent an "URGENT: Medical Device Recall Notification" letter dated 8/24/16 to all their customers. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to quarantine any affected devices; remove from use, return to ICU medical, Inc.; and complete and return the recall response form to ICU Medical via fax (801) 264-1755 or at (even if you do not have any affected product). Customers with questions are instructed to contact ICU customer service Monday through Friday between 8:30AM and 4:00PM Pacific Time, (866) 829-9025 and select option 8 or email the following:


  • Model / Serial
    3239841 3239848 3244021 3244022 3244023 3244558 3244560 3246196 3254636 3255850 3258004 3258326 3258327 3260656 3261516 3261517 3265975 3268523 3269593 3269594 3275467 3278966 3278967 3224799
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-US: (Nationwide) and countries of: Saudi Arabia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Estonia, Poland, Switzerland, Canada, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Italy, Ireland, Great Britain, France, Brazil, Sweden, Slovenia, and Portugal.
  • Product Description
    Tego Connector, Item No. D1000, NM1000 || The Tego¿ Needle Free Access Device is intended for use as an accessory to a vascular access device (catheter) used in Hemodialysis or as an accessory to an Intravascular Administration Set for the administration or withdrawal of fluids to a patient through a cannula or needle placed in the vein or artery. The Tego¿ is a needle-free capping device which closes the end of the catheter. The Tego¿ will permit access to the catheter without the use of needles and therefore passively aid in the reduction of needle stick injuries.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    ICU Medical, Inc., 951 Calle Amanecer, San Clemente CA 92673-6212
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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