Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Philips

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 Philips Electronics North America Corporation.

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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
    When a philips monitor/defibrillator is receiving an ecg signal from an auxiliary bedside monitor via a sync cable, the following can occur if the monitor/defibrillator experiences interference from electrical fast transients (efts) while connected to ac power: on the heartstart mrx and heartstart xl, eft noise can be misinterpreted as an r-wave. on the heartstart xl+, eft noise can disable ecg monitoring, and potentially interrupt demand mode pacing.
  • Acción
    Philips sent an Urgent - Field Safety Notice dated November, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Philips plans to take to remedy the issue. A replacement cable will be provided free of charge for all units affected by this issue. A Philips Healthcare representative will contact customers with affected devices to arrange for installation of the upgrade. Philips is asking customers to follow the: Action to be Taken by Customer/User section of the Urgent Medical Device Correction notification/Field Safety Notice: Prior to receiving a replacement sync cable, you can continue to use affected sync cables, provided that they are only used to connect the ECG Out jack on the monitor/defibrillator to the ECG (input) port on a bedside monitor. The issues described in this letter do not impact this application of the sync cable. Affected sync cables should not be used to connect the ECG Out jack of a bedside monitor to the ECG (input) port on the monitor/defibrillator. For further questions please call (800) 722-9377.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Philips M1783A and M5526A sync cables are affected by this issue. The model number is printed on the outside of the cable, near the end with the ¿ inch phone plug.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and to the countries of : Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Yemen.
  • Descripción del producto
    ECG Out Cable,for use with a Philips ALS monitor/ defibrillator and bedside monitor for Synchronized cardioversion and Transcutaneous pacing. M1783A/M5526A 12-pin Sync cables, used with HeartStart MRx and HeartStart XL and HeartStart XL+
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Electronics North America Corporation, 3000 Minuteman Rd, Andover MA 01810-1032
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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