Recall of EndoVive One Step Button , Low profile Initial Placement PEG Kit

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Boston Scientific 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
    Tube, gastro-enterostomy - Product Code KGC
  • Reason
    Boston scientific corp. initiated a voluntary recall of specific lots of the endovive one step button, including the decompression tube and low profile replacement button devices because they may contain decompression tube adapters with a protrusion that could impede its ability to be introduced or removed from the peg button.
  • Action
    Boston Scientific Corp. sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Removal - Immediate Action Required" letter dated September 10, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. If you identify any product from the affected lot within your inventory, please segregate the affected product immediately and return it to Boston Scientific in accordance with the enclosed recall instructions. You will receive replacements for all recalled product that is returned to Boston Scientific. If you are a distributor, or hospital please note that this recall is to the customer level. Please notify any customer who has received affected product. We are notifying affected worldwide regulatory authorities of this Recall Removal as required. Please read carefully through the enclosed Recall Removal Instructions. Your local Sales Representative can answer any questions that you may have regarding this Recall Removal. We regret any inconvenience that this action may cause, and we appreciate your understanding as we take action to ensure patient safety and customer satisfaction. We are committed to continuing to offer products that meet the highest quality standards that you expect from Boston Scientific. Health care professionals and consumers may report serious adverse events (side effects) or product quality problems with the use of this product to Boston Scientific by calling 1-866-868-4004.


  • Model / Serial
    Material Number (UPN) M00563020, Lot # 18184947, Exp. April 30, 2017; Material Number M00563080, Lot # 18179867, Exp. April 30, 2017; & Lot # 18212410 , Exp. May 31, 2017; Material Number M00568510, Lot # 18296155, Exp. May 31, 2018.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to the states of : IN, NV, CA, PA, CT, TN, NY, WI, and WA, and Internationally to Ireland.
  • Product Description
    One Step Button, Low Profile Initial Placement PEG Kit, gastro-enterostomy tube.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Boston Scientific Corp, 780 Brookside Dr, Spencer IN 47460-1080
  • Source