Terumo Cardiovascular Group

About Terumo CVS' Consent Decree

Status of Terumo CVS Products

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) has agreed to terms of a consent decree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to resolve FDA's concerns with the Quality System at the company's Ann Arbor, Michigan factory.

Under the terms of the consent decree, Terumo CVS agrees to restricting the distribution of products manufactured at the Ann Arbor factory while it completes the terms outlined in the decree. Products produced at other Terumo CVS manufacturing facilities are not subject to any restrictions. Products produced at other Terumo CVS manufacturing facilities (map) are not subject to any restrictions.

Following is the status of all Terumo CVS products1 during the time it completes the terms of the consent decree and as of March 2015:

The consent decree does not require Terumo CVS to recall, remove, or perform any corrective actions on the products currently in clinical use or in inventory at customer facilities.

I. Products Available with Certificate of Medical Necessity

Terumo CVS may continue to distribute and/or service the following products for existing users that sign a Certificate of Medical Necessity (appended to the Users Notification Guide):

Heart-lung Machines:

  • Terumo® Advanced Perfusion System 1
  • Sarns™ Modular Perfusion System 8000

Centrifugal System:

  • Sarns™ Centrifugal System
    Note: The Sarns™ Disposable Centrifugal Pump is available without sales restriction.

Cooling and Heating Devices:

  • HX2™ Temperature Management System
  • Sarns™ TCM II Cooling and Heating System

Sternal Saw:

  • Sarns™ Sternal Saw II System and Replacement Blades

Data Management System:

  • TLink™ Data Management System
    Note: The TLink™ system is available as an accessory to any Terumo CVS heart-lung machine.

II. Products Available without Restriction

Products manufactured by Terumo CVS at its other facilities, products that Terumo CVS distributes for other manufacturers, and any product manufactured by another Terumo company are exempt from any restrictions under the terms of the consent decree:

Products Manufactured by Terumo CVS

Oxygenation Systems and Accessories:

  • CAPIOX® SX Oxygenators
  • CAPIOX® RX Oxygenators
  • CAPIOX® FX Oxygenators

Custom Tubing Packs

Disposable Centrifugal Pumps:

  • Sarns™ Disposable Centrifugal Pump
  • CAPIOX® Disposable Centrifugal Pump

Interoperative Monitoring Systems:

  • CDI® 500 Blood Parameter Monitoring System


  • CAPIOX® Flexible Venous Reservoirs
  • CAPIOX® Cardiotomy Reservoir

Myocardial Protection Products:

  • Sarns™ Cardioplegia Sets with Conducer Heat Exchanger and MP-4™ Monitoring Module
  • Sarns™ Cardioplegia Sets with PVC Coil and MP-4™ Monitoring Module
  • Sarns™ Cardioplegia Sets with Conducer Heat Exchanger and Bubble Trap
  • Sarns™ Cardioplegia Sets with PVC Coil and Bubble Trap
  • CAPIOX® CP50 Cardioplegia Set


  • Terumo® AL6X Arterial Blood Line Filter
  • Terumo® AL8X Arterial Blood Line Filter
  • CAPIOX® Arterial Line Filters


  • CAPIOX® Hemoconcentrators

Bubble Traps:

  • CAPIOX® Bubble Traps

Vessel Harvesting:

  • VirtuoSaph® Endoscopic Vein Harvesting System
  • VirtuoSaph® Plus Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System
  • Terumo® Endoscope
  • Generator, Sterilization Trays

Beating Heart and Surgical Stabilization:

  • Cardiac Positioners and Stabilizers
  • Sternal Retractors and Accessories

Products Terumo CVS distributes for other manufacturers

Cardioplegia Cannulae and Suction Devices

Regional Oximetry:

  • Nonin EQUANOX™ Regional Oximetry System

Universal Oximetry:

  • Nonin SenSmart™ Model X-100 Universal Oximetry System


  • Orpheus™ Perfusion Simulator

Continuous Autotransfusion System:

  • Fresenius C.A.T.Splus Continuous AutoTransfusion System

Platelet Therapy:

  • Harvest® PRP with SmartPrep® 2 System


  • Pall Filters for use in Cardiopulmonary Bypass


  • Minntech® Hemocor® HPH Hemoconcentrators

Cooling and Heating Devices:

  • Cincinnati Sub-Zero Hemotherm® Model 400CE Dual Reservoir Cooler/Heater
  • Cincinnati Sub-Zero PlastiPad® Re-usable, Hyper-hypothermia Blankets

Products Manufactured by other Terumo Companies 

  • Terumo Medical Corporation
  • Terumo Interventional Systems, a business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation
  • Terumo Heart, Inc.
  • Vascutek Ltd.
  • MicroVention, Inc.
  • Harvest Technologies Corporation
  • Terumo BCT, Inc.
  1. "Products" refers to all components and accessories that are dedicated for use with the named product unless otherwise noted.