Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Plum A Infusion Pump

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 Hospira 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
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  • Estado del evento
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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.
    ICU Medical, Inc. acquired from Pfizer in early 2017, Hospira Infusion Systems, the portion of Hospira dedicated to develop infusion pumps.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Causa
    Plum a+ infusers have the potential for the distal (occlusion) press sensor pin to break. the distal pressure sensor pin is a part of the overall subsystem that measures the pressure within the distal line of the administration set and indicates the presence of a full or partial distal occlusion. a broken distal pin can only be detected via a visual inspection of the distal pressure pin. a broken.
  • Acción
    Hospira sent an Urgent Device Field Correction letter dated February 1, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. The letter recommends that facilities immediately visually inspect their Plum a+ devices to determine if the distal pressure pin is broken or damaged via instructions included in the letter. If a broken or damaged distal pressure pin is observed, remove the device from service and contact Hospira at 800-441-4100 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, CST) to report the issue. If the return of defective pumps significantly impairs a facility's ability to operate normally, Hospira will provide loaner pumps. The letter also encourages customers to insert cassettes into pumps in accordance with the instructions found in the operator's manual. Customers were asked to complete the attached reply form and return it via fax to the number on the form. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-800-441-4100 or 1-800-241-4002, option 4. The letter also asked direct accounts that further distributed the pumps notify their customers of the URGENT DEVICE FIELD CORRECTION and ask them to contact Stericycle at 1-866-201-9068 to receive a reply form.. For questions regarding this recall call 800-441-4100,


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including states of: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands; and countries of: Costa Rica and Dominican Republic.
  • Descripción del producto
    The Plum A+ Infusion System is a cassette based multifunction infusion system that allows two lines in and one line out and can be used for standard, piggyback, or concurrent delivery. The Plum A+ Infusion System is designed to deliver parenteral, enteral, or epidural infusions over a broad range of infusion rates from multiple fluid container types. The Plum A+ Infusion System includes an infuser, disposable IV sets (hereafter called a set), optional accessories, and this operator's manual. || The Plum A+ Infusion System with Hospira MedNet Software is indicated for use in parenteral, enteral and epidural therapies and the administration of whole blood and blood products.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Hospira Inc., 275 N Field Dr, Lake Forest IL 60045-2579
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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