Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Potassium 10mmol in 0.225% Sodium Chloride and 10% Glucose (500ml)

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Baxter Healthcare 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 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
    Baxter healthcare is issuing a recall as a result of a complaint received indicating that the labelling of this product contains an error. underneath the “potassium 10 mmol” type on the main label, there is bracketed text that states “potassium chloride 0.075%”. the figure of 0.075% is incorrect. the correct figure should be 0.15%.
  • Acción
    Hospitals are requested to remove all units from affected lots. The affected product should be returned by contacting Baxter Healthcare Customer Service. Baxter is requesting prescribers to monitor patients infused with the affected product for any irregularity in electrolyte levels.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Potassium 10mmol in 0.225% Sodium Chloride and 10% Glucose (500ml)Product Code: AHK6021Batch numbers: S60P3 & S67P2Exempt from registration in the ARTG under Schedule 5A of the Regulations.
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