Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Newport HT50

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 Newport Medical Instruments 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
    Ventilator - Product Code CBK
  • Causa
    Battery life: with use over time, the internal battery begins losing its ability to hold a charge resulting in shortened ventilator operation time. specifically, newport has received a number of reports concerning the internal battery not lasting as long as expected followed by ventilator shut down with less advance warning than when the battery was new.
  • Acción
    An Important Medical Device Correction Letter was issued on September 14, 2007 as a short term fix. The firm has submitted a long term correction as a supplement to its 510 K which is pending review by FDA.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All models, all serial numbers
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide including USA, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote D' Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Caldonia, New Zealand, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venuzuela, Yemen, and Zambia
  • Descripción del producto
    Newport HT50 Ventilator (all Models)
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Newport Medical Instruments Inc, 1620 Sunflower Ave, Costa Mesa CA 92626-1513
  • 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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