Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Medtronic MiniMed

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 Medtronic MiniMed 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
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Causa
    Medtronic minimed is recalling the minimed 620g and 640g insulin pumps because there are certain scenarios where the set bolus screen will not timeout, which could cause confusion by showing a bolus amount that is no longer appropriate.
  • Acción
    A customern notification letter sent to customers on 6/19/15 who received the MiniMed 640G insulin pumps. The purpose of the letter is to inform customers that when using Bolus Wizard with the MiniMed 640G insulin pumps, that there are certain scenarios where the set Bolus screen will not timeout, which could cause confusion by showing a bolus amount that is no longer appropriate. Customers are informed that Medtronic MiniMed has updated the user guide which instructs to respond promptly to set Bolus screens, and remind not to activate delivery on a bolus based on a blood glucose value that is more than 12 minutes old. The letter informs the customers of the summary of changes in the MiniMed 640G insulin pump user guides.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Australia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    MiniMed NGP 640G 1.8ml (mmol/L), Model No. MMT-1511; NGP 640G 1.8ml (mg/dL), Model No. 1512; NGP 640G PLGM 3ml (mmol/L), Model No. MMT-1711; NGP 640G PLGM 3ml (mg/dL), Model No. MMT-1712.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic MiniMed Inc., 18000 Devonshire St, Northridge CA 91325-1219
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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