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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2016-RN-00555-1
Product Name/Description Groshong NXT PICC Connector (used to repair the damaged external segment of a catheter)

Product Code: 7812500

Lot Number: REVH0705

ARTG Number: 136492
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class III
Recall Action Commencement Date 28/04/2016
Responsible Entity Bard Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue Bard Access Systems has received reports involving an incorrect connector colour indicated on the product labelling for specific lots of the Replacement Connector for Groshong NXT PICC (for use with Groshong NXT, 5 Fr. Dual-Lumen PICC). The case label for the specific lot incorrectly identified the connector colour as “white”. The connector is red and is correctly identified by the unit label as “red”.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Bard is advising users to be aware of the issue. The affected product remains safe to use and there is no requirement to return the affected product. This action has been closed-out on 25/01/2017.
Contact Information 02 8875 4039 - Bard Australia