Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Amsco VPRO 1 and Amsco VPRO 1 Plus Low Temperature Sterilization Systems

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Steris Corporation.

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fuente del evento
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  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    sterilizer, chemical - Product Code MLR
  • Causa
    Steris learned that amsco¿ v-pro 1 and v-pro 1 plus low temperature sterilization systems users may experience premature wear of the vacuum pump and filtering assembly components. users may also experience incomplete aeration of the device's chamber following a failed leak test.
  • Acción
    Steris Corporation sent an URGENT VOLUNTARY FIELD CORRECTION NOTICE dated August 5, 2011, to all affected customers.The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. A STERIS Service Representative will contact your facility to arrange for STERIS to upgrade your V-PRO System(s). You can continue to use your system prior to the installation of the system upgrades. In the interim period should you experience any alarms or aborted cycles, the load must be handled in accordance with the Amsco¿ V-PROTM 1 and V-PROTM 1Plus Low Temperature Sterilization Systems Operators Manual and your internal hospital procedures. For further information or if you have questions regarding this matter, please contact Field Service Dispatch at 1-800-333-8828.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model #MLR, V-PRO 1: S/N 033250701 through S/N 031571106; V-PRO 1 Plus: S/N 031800801 through S/N 031581115
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA (nationwide) including the states of: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV & WY, and countries of: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Amsco¿ V-PRO 1 and Amsco¿ V-PRO 1 Plus Low Temperature Sterilization Systems Model #MLR, Serial # 033250701 - 031581115. || The STERIS Amsco¿ V-PRO and V-PRO 1 Plus Low Temperature Sterilizer are self-contained stand alone devices, using vaporized hydrogen peroxide as the sterilant. The sterilizer is intended for use in the terminal sterilization of cleaned, rinsed, and dried, reusable metal and nonmetal medical devices used in healthcare facilities. The sterilization cycle operates at low pressure and temperatures, and is therefore suitable for processing medical devices sensitive to heat and moisture.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Steris Corporation, 5960 Heisley Rd, Mentor OH 44060
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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