Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de NxStage Express Fluid Warmer

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Regional Health Care Group Pty Ltd.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class II
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    Nxstage has identified a potential risk of electrical fire, in the event fluid leaks into the power receptacle on the back of the express fluid warmer. this risk exists at any time whilst the warmer is plugged in. nxstage has received 7 reports of smoke, sparks or flames coming from the express fluid warmer since 2016. there have been no adverse health consequences or medical interventions reported as a result of this issue.Given the occurrence of these incidents, the instructions for use (ifu) are being updated with a warning about fluid bags and fluid near the warmer, along with instructions on how to minimise this risk.
  • Acción
    NxStage, through Regional Health Care Group have taken the decision to replace the Instructions for Use with an updated IFU.


  • Modelo / Serial
    NxStage Express Fluid Warmer Models: FW-300, FW-300-WW, FW-300-A, FW-301 and FW-301-AARTG Number: 289644(Regional Health Care Group - Conduction blood/fluid warmer)
  • Manufacturer