Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall GemStar Bolus Cord

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 Hospira 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
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  • 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.
    ICU Medical, Inc. acquired from Pfizer in early 2017, Hospira Infusion Systems, the portion of Hospira dedicated to develop infusion pumps.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Causa
    Hospira has received customer reports of bolus delivery failures when using the gemstar bolus cord. possible failures may be a result of cracked or damaged bolus cords which may result in an open or short circuit of the bolus cord.
  • Acción
    Hospira, sent an "URGENT DEVICE FIELD CORRECTION RECALL" letter dated March 28, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The customers were instructed to take care when removing the bolus cord from the base of the GemStar unit, inspect the cord for damage, discontinue using any damaged cords, and to call Hospira at 1-800-241-4002 for replacement. A Reply Form was enclosed for customers to complete and return via fax to 1-866-912-7085 or e-mail to: Contact Hospira Customer Care at 1-877-946-7747 for technical assistance.


  • Modelo / Serial
    List Number 13027, all units
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the countries of Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nola, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    GemStar Bolus Cord; a remote bolus cord and switch for use with GemStar 7 Therapy and Pain Management Pumps, list 13000, 13150, 13087 and 13088; Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045; List Number 13027; || An accessory for the infusion pump that allows bolus requests to be made by a patient or clinician up to 6 feet (1.8 m) away from the pump.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Hospira Inc., 275 N Field Dr, Lake Forest IL 60045-2579
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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