Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall AirLife nCPAP System Driver

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 Cardinal Health.

¿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 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización 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
    continuous positive airway pressure device - Product Code BZD
  • Causa
    Under isolated conditions, the device may experience issues with o2 calibration, which may result in either a nuisance alarm or a delivered fio2 of up to 5% below the specified tolerance.
  • Acción
    Cardinal Health sent the accounts recall letters dated 6/1/07 via UPS next day delivery, which listed the catalog number and affected serial numbers of the CPAP Driver, and informed them that under certain isolated conditions, the CPAP Driver may experience issues with O2 Calibration, which may result in either a nuisance alarm or a delivered FiO2 of up to 5% below the specified tolerance. Customers have experienced this under the following conditions: 1) air inlet pressure is greater than O2 pressure by 5 to 10 psi and 2) FiO2 settings less than 45%. Separate recall letters were sent to those accounts who had filed complaints of O2 Calibration Errors, stating that their device will be replaced by the end of June, 2007; those accounts who purchased the devices, but had not reported O2 Calibration Errors, stating that a Cardinal Health representative will upgrade the firmware on the devices at their facility by the end of August, 2007; and those accounts who had had demonstration units in their possession, advising them to notify their sales representative if any of the conditions mentioned in the letter occurred. The accounts were requested to complete and return via fax at 847-689-9101, the enclosed acknowledgment form, indicating the number of affected drivers in their possession, and were advised that they would be contacted by a Cardinal Health representative to arrange for the replacement/service of their drivers. Any questions were directed to Quality Systems-Professional Services at 1-800-292-9332 or 1-800-327-7503.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number 006900, Firmware Version 2.02 with the following Serial Numbers: 0107DL002, 0107DL003, 0107DL004, 0107DL011, 0107DL008, 0606DL001, 0606DL002, 0606DL009, 0606DL012, 0606DL013, 0606DL014, 0606DL015, 0606DL017, 0606DL018, 0606DL019, 0606DL021, 0606DL022, 0606DL023, 0606DL024, 0606DL025, 0606DL026, 0606DL027, 0606DL033, 0606DL040, 1106DL001, 1106DL002, 1106DL003, 1106DL004, 1106DL005, 1106DL006, 1106DL007, 1106DL008, 1106DL009, 1106DL010, 1106DL011, 1106DL012, 1106DL013, 1106DL014, 1106DL015, 1106DL016, 1106DL017, 1106DL018, 1106DL019, 1106DL020, 1206DL001, 1206DL002, 1206DL003, 1206DL004, 1206DL005, 1206DL006, 1206DL007, 1206DL008, 1206DL009, 1206DL010, 1206DL011, 1206DL012, 1206DL013, 1206DL014, 1206DL015, 1206DL017, 1206DL018, 1206DL019, 1206DL020, 1206DL022, 1206DL023, 1206DL025, 1206DL016
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
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  • Distribución
  • Descripción del producto
    AirLife nCPAP System Driver; a nasal continuous positive airway pressure device, which is part of a larger system that includes an nCPAP generator, fixation device and patient interface (prongs and.or mask); Cardinal Health, McGaw Park, IL 60085; cat. 006900
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Cardinal Health, 1430 Waukegan Rd, Mc Gaw Park IL 60085-6726
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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