Recall of Device Recall The Rush Endobronchial Tube set

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
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  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
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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
    Tube, bronchial (w/wo connector) - Product Code BTS
  • Reason
    The product may fail to achieve seal of right lung due to the cuff inflating to one side.
  • Action
    Teleflex sent a Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification dated February 28, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed: 1. If you have affected stock, immediately discontinue use and quarantine any products with the catalog numbers listed above. 2. To return product, complete the enclosed Recall Acknowledgement Form and fax it to 1-866-804-9881, Attn: Customer Service. This will allow us to document the amount of product you have on hand for return. A customer service representative will contact you with a Return Goods Authorization (RGA) Number and will provide instructions for the return of product to Teleflex Medical. 3. If you have no affected stock, please complete the enclosed Recall Acknowledgment Form and fax it to 1-866-804-9881, Attn: Customer Service. This will allow us to document your receipt of this letter. Teleflex Medical is committed to providing high quality, safe and effective products. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this action may cause your operations. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact your local sales representative or Customer Service at 1-866-246-6990.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Code - 116200260, Batch 09LE51, 10GE31, 11LE42, 12DE17, 12IE37, 13CT26, 13DT32; Product Code - 116200280 - Batch 09HE34, 09JE41, 10BE07, 11HE33, 11JE41, 13ET12; Product Code - 116200350 - Batch 0918M, 0915M, 09JE43, 09JE42, 0917M, 11AE03, 11DE15, 11GE27, 09HE34, 11JE43, 11JE42, 12AE02, 12BE07, 12DE17, 12EE19, 12GE27, 12HE33, 13AE01, 13CT26, 13DT33, 13ET12; Product Code 116200370 - Batch 0915M, 0917M, 0914M, 09JE41, 09JE43, 11DE15, 11EE20, 11GE27, 11JE42, 11HE32, 11JE43, 11IE39, 12AE01, 12AE03, 12GE31, 12BE06, 12DE18, 12IE39, 12JE44, 13AT44, 13BT44, 13AE01, 12LE49, 13DT33; Product Code 116200390 - Batch 0914M, 0922M, 0917M, 09JE44, 09FE23, 09HE35, 09JE42, 10GE29, 10AE02, 09JE43, 09KE46, 09LE51, 10AE01, 10CE11, 10DE18, 10EE19, 10JE41, 10EE20, 11DE15, 11KE42, 11GE30, 11HH33, 11IE37, 11IE38, 11IE39, 13AT36, 13BT25, 13BT29; Product Code 116200410 - Batch 0922M, 0915M, 0918M, 09IE36, 09JE43, 10AE05, 10BE06, 10DE16, 10GE28, 10JE41, 11DE15, 11GE27, 11HE34, 11JE43, 13BT44, 13DT32; Product Code 116201350 - Batch 0921M, 09JE40, 09FE23, 13GT05; Product Code 116201370 - Batch 0922M, 0915M, 13AE01, 13ET18, 13HT12, 09FE24; Product Code 116201390 - Batch 09JE44, 10CE10; Product Code 116201410 - Batch 10KE47
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Distribution including Puerto Rico and the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV and WI,and the countries of United Arab Emirates, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belgrade, Bahrain, Canada, Switzerland, Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Algeria, Ecuador, Estonia, Egypt, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Guyana, Croatia, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, India, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Serbia, Malaysia, Martinique, Nigeria, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Panama, French Polynesia, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Russia, San Salvador, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, San Marino, Thailand, Trinidad, Tunisia, Turkey, Venezuela, Yemen and Zambia
  • Product Description
    Rusch Brochopart and Rusch Brochopart White || The Rush Endobronchial Tube set is indicated for uses commonly associated with oral endobronchial tubes, including, but not limited to, thoracic surgery, bronchospirometry, administration of endobronchial anesthesia, etc. The endobronchial tube allows ventilation and selective inflation or deflation of either lung.
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  • Manufacturer Address
    Teleflex Medical, 4024 Stirrup Creek Dr, Durham NC 27703-9000
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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