Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Newport Medical" HT70 and HT70 Plus Ventilators

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 1
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación 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
    Ventilator, continuous, facility use - Product Code CBK
  • Causa
    Medtronic is issuing a voluntary field corrective action for all its newport" ht70 and newport" ht70 plus ventilators because they may shutdown spontaneously during normal operation without an accompanying alarm.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an Urgent Field Corrective Action Notice dated April 3, 2017, to all consignees via Federal Express or certified mail. The letter informed consignees of the remote potential for ventilator reset without accompanying alarm and the actions they should take. Customers were requested to acknowledge receipt and understanding of the Urgent Field Corrective Action Notice. Customers were also advised that a software service update will be available in May 2017 to address this issue. Medtronic issued a Press Release related to this voluntary field action on April 5, 2017. Consignees with questions were advised to contact the Technical Support Department immediately at 800-255-6774. For questions regarding this recall call 203-492-5415.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Newport Medical HT70 and HT70- Plus Ventilators
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (Nationwide) Internationally to Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Bahrain, Egypt, Greece Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mauritius Namibia, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Lebanon Lithuania, Macedonia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Netherlands Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Romania Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Yemen, and Zimbabwe
  • Descripción del producto
    Newport Medical HT70 and HT70- Plus Ventilators, Rx Only || Product Usage: || The Newport HT70 family of ventilators is intended to provide continuous or intermittent positive pressure mechanical ventilatory support for the care of individuals who require mechanical ventilation through invasive or non-invasive interfaces. Specifically, the Newport HT70 family of ventilators is applicable for infant, pediatric and adult patients greater than or equal to 5 kg (11 lbs). The Newport HT70 is a restricted medical device intended for use by qualified, trained personnel under the direction of a physician. The Newport HT70 is suitable for use in hospital, sub-acute, emergency room, and home care environments, as well as for transport and emergency response applications.
  • 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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