Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Flexicair MC3

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 Hill-Rom Manufacturing, 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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización 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
    air therapy mattress - Product Code IOQ
  • Causa
    The devices may emit smoke from the blower box assembly.
  • Acción
    Urgent Field Safety Notice letter dated May 11, 2009. Hill-Rom service centers were notified by letter on 05/13/2009. Action to be taken are as follows: Rental Customers; In the next 60 days, Hill Rom will be removing the Flexicair¿ II and Flexicair¿ MC3 low Airloss Therapy Units from service to correct the devices. During that time, Hill-Rom may provide an equivalent substitute therapy to accommodate the patients who continue to need a pressure reducing therapy device. If t his malfunction occurs before a substitution or a corrected device is provided, unplug the device, remove the patient from the surface and notify Hill-Rom immediately. Facility-Owned Customers: In the next 60 days, for all facility owned Flexicair II and Flexicair¿ MC3 Low Airloss Therapy Units, a Hill-Rom service technician will either replace the affected components in the blower assembly or deliver an equivalent substitute unit from Hill-Rom's rental fleet. If this malfunction occurs before the device is corrected or a substitute provided, do as follows: unplug the device, remove the patient from the surface, and immediately notify Hill-Rom Technical Support using the attached listing their geographical region.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All serial numbers. The prefix "IC" is representative of a Flexicair¿ MC3 and a six digit number without a prefix is representative of a refurbished Flexicair¿ MC3.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide and Canada
  • Descripción del producto
    Flexicair¿ MC3 (model M4000) Low Airloss Therapy Units, for the prevention of pressure sores.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Hill-Rom Manufacturing, Inc., 4349 Corporate Rd, Charleston SC 29405-7445
  • Source