Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Philips HeartStart FR3, software version 2.0 (Automated external defibrillator (AED))

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Philips Electronics Australia 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 I
  • 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
    Heartstart fr3 2.0 device software contains a defect which, in unlikely situations, may cause a unit to indicate that it is ready for use though its battery is low. an aed running affected software may not report its low battery condition until the unit is turned on, and consequently may be unable to maintain the power needed to deliver therapy in an emergency.
  • Acción
    Philips is advising their customers to remove affected devices from service and to take the following action promptly: - Upgrade all affected FR3 units following the instructions in the FR3 Software Upgrade Kit provided with the customer letter. This action has been closed-out on 18/04/2017.



  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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