Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Covidien Nellcor SpO2 Forehead Sensor

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 Covidien LLC.

¿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 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • 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
    Oximeter - Product Code DQA
  • Causa
    Labeling error: the label indicates the product is latex free, but the headband component included with the forehead sensor does contain latex.
  • Acción
    Medtronic initiated on December 16, 2016. Customers were notified via Federal Express and the letter instructed customers to discontinue use of the product and return all inventory to Medtronic (Covidien)  195 McDermott Road, North Haven, CT 06473 Attn: Field Returns Department. Complete a Recalled Product Return Form (Attachment A, included with letter) and submit it to customer service so a Returned Goods Authorization number (RGA#) can be issued. Questions contact Medtronic representative or customer service at 800-882-5878.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 161510095H, 161620089H, 161690203H, 161760132H, 161900091H,161970090H, 162040107H, 162110103H, 162320191H, 162390212H
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide. Foreign: Belgium Germany France Netherlands
  • Descripción del producto
    Covidien Nellcor SpO2 Forehead Sensor || Item Code: RS10; || The Covidien Nellcor¿ Forehead SpO2Sensor, model RS10, is indicated for use when continuous non-invasive arterial oxygen saturation and pulse rate monitoring are required for patients weighing more than 40 kg.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LLC, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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