Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Newport HT50 Ventilator

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, continuous facility use - Product Code CBK
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because newport medical instruments confirmed that the newport ht50 ventilators that were shipped in december 2008 were without the label on the top of the ventilator that reminds users to keep ht50 ventilators plugged into an external power supply whenever possible to preserve the longterm capacity of the battery.
  • Acción
    Newport Medical Instruments, Inc. sent an FIELD CORRECTION letter dated January 13, 2009, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem and the action to be taken by the customer. The Newport HT50 ventilators that were shipped in December 2008, were without the label on the top of the ventilator that reminds users to keep HT50 ventilators plugged into an external power supply whenever possible to preserve the longterm capacity of the battery. The customer were also requested to complete the attached customer REWORK INSTRUCTIONS form and fax it to (714) 427-0489. If you have any further questions, please call (714) 427-5811 x 344


  • Modelo / Serial
    Device Listing Number: D0004206 Serial Numbers: N08HT501212491 through N08HT501212523
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-- USA including states of OH, VA, WA, WI and country of Turkey.
  • Descripción del producto
    Newport HT50¿ Ventilator. Model #HT50 H1-B || The device is intended to provide continuous or intermittent mechanical ventilator support for the care of individuals who require mechanical ventilation. Specifically, the NEWPORT HT50 is applicable for adult and pediatric (i.e. infant, child and adolescent) patients, greater than or equal to 10 kg (22 Ibs), who require the following general types of ventilatory support.
  • 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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