HeartStart XL defibrillator/monitor with M3516A batteries of lot number with ‘LK’ prefix.
Distributed by Philips and Cardiac Services UK & Ireland.
Philips HeartStart XL batteries with lot code prefixes ‘P’, ‘R’, and ‘PCS’ are
by this change and continue to have a life expectancy of about 1.5 years, when properly maintained and stored, and battery capacity test intervals of 6 months (for infrequent use) or 3 months (for frequent use). These batteries are still supported with relevant instructions for use and labelling.