Recall of Device Recall Two Lumen 14F Hemodialysis Catheter Kits/Sets

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Arrow International 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
  • 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, Hemodialysis, Non-Implanted - Product Code MPB
  • Reason
    Catheter slips out of the suture wing during use.
  • Action
    The recalling firm issued a recall letter dated 2/18/04 to their direct accounts informing them of the problem and the need to return the product.


  • Model / Serial
    Product number AK-22142-CF Lot numbers RF2035008, RF2067620, RF2100365, RF3023691, RF3045916, RF3078012, RF3089042, RF3099786, RF3121691, and RF3122085. Product number AK-22142-CFSP Lot numbers RF2046619, RF2046669, RF3099895, and RF3111053. Product number AK-22142-F Lot numbers RF1105891, RF2100885, RF3088793, RF3089028, RF3089202, RF3099359, RF3100354, RF4012646. Product number AK-25142-CF Lot number RF1080802, RF1094019, RF2010218, RF2067624, RF2100633, RF2100886, RF3067453, RF3088794, RF3099633, RF3100446, and RF3121805. Product number AK-25142-CFSP Lot numbers RF2010219, RF2046670, RF3100573, and RF3111264. Product number AK-25142-F Lot numbers RF1104566, RF3024351, RF3034977, RF3056501, RF3088861, RF3089029, RF3099313, and RF3100355. Product number CS-22142-CF Lot numbers RF1028262, RF1033063, RF1105890, RF2099516, RF2111093, RF3013358, RF3077978, RF3088513, RF3099272, and RF3100452. Product number CS-22142-F Lot numbers RF1033064, RF2100484, RF3045575, RF3088456, and RF3051547. Product number CS-25142-CF Lot numbers RF1082563, RF1104918, RF1105889, RF2089343, RF2100890, RF2111125, RF3056376, RF3067264, and RF3099410. Product number CS-25142-F Lot numbers RF1104919, RF2111094, RF2111192, RF2111673, RF3023765, RF3035176, RF3045410, RF3056617, RF3099369, RF3121572, and RF4012292.Product number CS-26142-F Lot numbers RF2111134, RF2111290, RF3078240, RF3088795, RF3099586, RF3100056, RF3100272, RF3111001, RF3111434, and RF3121623.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The product was shipped to hospitals, medical supply companies, and sales representatives nationwide. Products were also shipped to England, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Sweden, Ukraine, France, Taiwan, Australia, Netherlands, and Denmark.
  • Product Description
    Two Lumen 14F Hemodialysis Catheter Kits/Sets with Blue FlexTip Arrowg+ard Blue Curved Catheter for high Volume Ifusions
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Arrow International Inc, 2400 Bernville Rd, Reading PA 19605-9607
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source