Recall of SurFlo IV Catheter

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Terumo Medical 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 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,intravascular,therapeutic,short-term less than 30 days - Product Code FOZ
  • Reason
    According to the terumo (tmc) this device is used to access the human peripheral vascular system for short term use (less than 30 days) for the purpose of infusing fluids into patients. a small percentage of the catheters in the affected lots may have damage to the etfe catheter which may allow the catheter to break during withdrawal.
  • Action
    Terumo sent an Urgent Product Bulletin letter dated August 3, 2015. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. 1. CUSTOMERS MUST IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE, AND QUARANTINE ANY AVAILABLE STOCK, OF THE LISTED PRODUCT CODES. 2. DISTRIBUTORS MUST NOT DISTRIBUTE ANY OF THE LISTED PRODUCT CODES, QUARANTINE ANY AVAILABLE STOCK AND SEND THIS RECALL BULLETIN IMMEDIATELY TO EACH CUSTOMER THAT RECEIVED THESE PRODUCTS TO INFORM THEM OF THIS ISSUE. Terumo is taking this action to assure the safety of our customers and their patients even though it may cause a significant inconvenience. If this creates a critical shortage, please contact us immediately so we may try to provide assistance in procuring replacement or alternative product. For further questions, please call (410) 392-7226


  • Model / Serial
    PRODUCT CODE  3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2419CA 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2419CA SR-TL2419M 3SR-OX2419CA 3SR-OX2225CA SR-TL2225M 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2419CA 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2419CA SR-TL2419M 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2225CA SR-TL2225M 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2225CA 3SR-OX2419CA SR-TL2419M 3SR-OX2419CA 3SR-OX2419CA 3SR-OX2419CA  LOT NUMBER  RF2727 RF2727 RG0227 RG0927 RG0927 RG1627 RG2027 RG2027 RG2327 RH0727 RH1427 RH1427 RH1427 RH2127 RH2827 RH3127 RK0427 RK0427 RK1127 RK1827 RK2527 RL0227 RL0227 RL0827 RL1527 RL2227
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution. This product has been sold to both distribution companies with multiple locations and directly to end users/hospitals in US.
  • Product Description
    SurFlo IV Catheter
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Terumo Medical Corporation, 950 Elkton Blvd, Elkton MD 21921-5322
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source