Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator

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 Physio-Control, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
  • 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
    Automated external defibrillators (non-wearable) - Product Code MKJ
  • Causa
    The firm has received complaints that the lifepak 1000 defibrillator is unexpectedly powering off during device usage.
  • Acción
    Physio Control sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated January 2017 to all affected customers. The firm issued the press release on January 13, 2017. The link to press release is The firm also started mailing letter, confirmation sheet, check list to consignees on January 13, 2017. Information about this notice is available at: Customers were instructed to immediately remove and reinstall the battery from their LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator. The removal and reinstallation of the battery will clean the contacts of oxidation and will restore power to the device. It is critically important that customers implement a weekly schedule of battery removal and reinstallation for all LIFEPAK 1000 devices. Removing and reinstalling the battery on a weekly basis will help ensure their device is ready for use. Customers were also advised to always carry a spare, fully charged battery. The weekly schedule of battery removal must be performed until their device correction has been completed. Customers were asked to forward this information to all of their sites, trainers and users who have LIFEPAK 1000 devices. The Customer Letter was updated on the web page to clarify the statement "It is also important to always carry a spare, fully charged battery" was provided as a reminder to customers and is consistent with what is stated in the LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillator Operating Instructions. Customers were asked to complete and return the Confirmation Sheet to Physio-Control. Customers with questions regarding this notification, please contact Physio-Control by calling 1-866-231-1220, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Pacific) Monday  Friday, or by email to or fax to 1-866-448-9567.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Affected Product Part Numbers: 320371500XX. There are 133,330 affected serial numbers.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and in the following countries: Bahrain, Belize, Cambodia, Chile, China, C¿te d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Germany, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Myanmar, Netherlands, Niger, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, and Zambia.
  • Descripción del producto
    The LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator is intended for use by personnel who are authorized by a physician/medical director and are trained in CPR and the use of the LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Physio-Control, Inc., 11811 Willows Rd NE, Redmond WA 98052-2003
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source