Product: Disposable Syringe with Normal Saline (0.9% Sodium Chloride, 5mL fill in 6mL syringe)
This recall pertains ONLY to the 5mL fill in 6mL prefilled saline flush syringe with Normal Saline (0.9% Sodium Chloride), with the following product code numbers:
These devices were distributed from August 8, 2008 through August 10, 2010.
Use: The Excelsior Disposable 5mL fill in 6mL prefilled saline flush syringes are intended for the flushing of venous access devices (such as, inserted central catheters) and intravenous (IV) lines.
Recalling Firm:Excelsior Medical Corporation
1933 Heck Avenue
Neptune, New Jersey 07753
Reason for Recall: There is a potential for leaking and loss of sterility. The device failure may result in an infection in the bloodstream which may result in serious injury or death.