Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall LifeCare PCA infusion System with Hospira MedNet

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
  • 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.
    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, pca - Product Code MEA
  • Causa
    Screw rotation error occurring when the pump detects a mismatch between the number of steps given to the motor driving delivery and the number of steps the motor actually took. when this malfunction occurs, the pump will alarm and infusion stops.
  • Acción
    Hospira will contract with Stericycle, Inc. in Indianapolis, IN to send letter and a reply form to Hospira, Inc. Receipt of the letters will be confirmed by UPS tracking. Customers will be requested to return a reply form to Stericycle indicating the number of pumps on hand and that they have received the letter and notified their users. In addition, letters will be sent by email to ECRI, NRAC, Noblis and ISMP for notification of their members and posting on their websites. The letter will also be posted to the Hospira website. Letters will be sent to Hospira customers of record who purchased the devices directly from Hospira. Customers will be directed to notify their consignees if they further distributed the product and confirm they have done so. Telephone attempts will be made to contact customers that do not respond in order to confirm receipt of the letter. Final effectiveness will be done as the devices are upgraded with new plastic motors.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    United States (Nationwide) Distribution including Puerto Rico and American Virgin Islands.
  • Descripción del producto
    LifeCare PCA Infusion System with Hospira MedNet Software, PCA Serial List Number 20709 || Allows for clinician administration or self-administration of analgesic medications.
  • Manufacturer


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