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
    Bed, flotation therapy, powered - Product Code IOQ
  • Causa
    Due to product age and parts availability the units are being withdrawn to reduce a potential health risk to patients when bed rails are not used.
  • Acción
    Hill-Rom Manufacturing, Inc. sent an Urgent Medical Device Withdrawal letter dated December 15, 2010, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. The FLEXICAR MC3 AND FLEXICAIR 13000 were no longer available for rental as of November 15, 2010. Customers in Michigan were required to switch to another product by December 31, 2010. All other customers were required to switch to another product by March 4, 2011. Customers advised to continue the use of the product until arrangements could be made to replace the product. were notified by letter on/about 12/06/2010. The letter indicated the units will no longer be available for rental as of 11/15/2010. Patients in Michigan currently using the products will be required to switch to another product by 12/31/2010. All other patients using the products will be required to switch to another product by 03/04/2010. They were advised that a Hill-Rom representative will be contacted them to discuss details of the product withdrawal and possible alternative surfaces for their patients. For questions regarding this recall call 800-445-3720.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Serial numbers. The devices have a nomenclature for each respective product model where the serial number is IBxxxxxx, where xxxxxx is a six digit number. The prefix IB is representative of a Flexicair II, prefix IC is representative of a Flexicair MC3 and a six digit number without a prefix is representative of a refurbished Flexicair MC 3.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including CA, FL, GA, IL, MI , MS, NJ, NY, OH and PA
  • Descripción del producto
    Flexicair¿ MC3 (Model number: M4000) Low Airloss Therapy Units || For use to prevent pressure sore development and wound deterioration in patients who have significant risk of developing these problems and who generally also have one or more to the following conditions: immobility, incontinence, poor nutrition, diminished level of consciousness, reduced subcutaneous tissue, or multi-system failure.
  • Manufacturer


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