Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall AirLife Isothermal Breathing Circuit, Infant Respiratory Circuit, NonHeated

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 Carefusion 2200 Inc.

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
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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
    Heater, breathing system w/wo controller (not humidifier or nebulizer - Product Code BZE
  • Causa
    The y adapter within the breathing circuit may spontaneously crack, causing a leak in the closed ventilation system. this leak could lead to a decrease in the tidal volume delivered to the ventilated patient.
  • Acción
    The firm, CareFusion, sent an "URGENT RECALL NOTICE" dated May 29, 2012 to all of the affected customers on the same date via registered return receipt mail. The notice described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately destroy any affected product in-stock at their facility and to NOT further distribute these products. NOTE: The notice stated "Carefusion is removing from the the market all lot numbers less than lot #0000414257 or begin with the letter 'Y' for all Infant Breathing Circuit product codes listed in the provided attachment". The customers were also instructed to not return the product to Carefusion. Return the product directly to: Owens and Minor Health Care Logistics at 1651 California Street, Suite C, Redlands, CA 92374, Attn: Recall Coordinator, for immediate replacement. NOTE: The notice the stated "Failure to follow these important measures may result in a potential patient safety risk". In addition, the customers were instructed to forward the recall notice to any customers to whom these products were sold, notifying them of the potential risk, advising them to discard or return any CareFusion AirLife Infant Breathing Circuits with the noted product/lot numbers for replacement; and to complete and return a enclosed reply form indicating the amount of inventory in stock, amount destroyed and amount returned. The distributors were requested to complete and return the attached Acknowledgement Form indicating that they have received the recall notice and that they communicated the Recall Notice to all customers who have purchased the affected breathing circuits via Fax to (847) 473-7774 or email to They were also instructed to contact CareFusion Channel Management at (866) 802-6320 for further details on return and/or replacement of stock. If you have any questions related to this information, please call (847) 473-7495 or email David.Wehrheim@Caref


  • Modelo / Serial
    product codes 0260-503; 0778-503, 10392-503, 10416-503, 10448-507, 10734-503, 10852-503, 1209-503, 1535-503, 1853-503, 5599-503, 5643-503, 5898-503, 6189-503, 6800-503 and RC41-00097; includes all lot numbers of the affected product codes manufactured prior to February 3, 2012, lot #0000414257 and any lot numbers beginning with the letter Y.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and internationally to: Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Kuwait, Mexico, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Taiwan and United Arab Emirates.
  • Descripción del producto
    AirLife Isothermal Breathing Circuit, Infant Respiratory Circuit, Non-Heated; an Rx device for single patient use; CareFusion, 22745 Savi Ranch Parkway, Yorba Linda, CA 92887 USA, Made in Mexico || Respiratory breathing circuits are used with a ventilator when mechanical ventilation is administered to a patient.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Carefusion 2200 Inc, 1500 Waukegan Rd, Mpwm Bldg., McGaw Park IL 60085-6728
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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