Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System

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 Covidien LP (formerly Nellcor Puritan Bennett 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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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
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  • 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
    Covidien is issuing a voluntary field action for all puritan bennett 980 ventilators due to occasional gui transient resets that last approximately 30 seconds.
  • Acción
    Covidien sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice on January 12, 2015, to all affected customers. Customers were requested to forward the recall letter to anyone they may have transferred or assigned for use one of the potentially affected ventilators. Covidien is updating software that will modify ventilator alarms and status display messages during a GUI reset. The Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator Operator Manual will be updated to delete,replace ventilator during a GUI transient reset, and to inform users to monitor the secondary status display until the primary display refreshes. Covidien will communicate with customers when the software and operator manual updates are available. Customers with questions were instructed to contact Technical Support Department at 800-255-6774, option 4, and then option 1. For questions regarding this recall call 303-876-8870.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Puritan Bennett 980 ventilators
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System, Model No. PB980 Ventilator (980xxxxxxxx), || The Puritan BennettTM 980 Ventilator System is designed for use on Neonatal (NICU) through Adult patient populations who require respiratory support or mechanical ventilation and weigh a minimum of 0.3 kg (0.66 lb). It is suitable for service in a hospital (institutions) and intra-hospital transport to provide continuous positive pressure ventilator support, delivered invasively or noninvasively, to patients who require the following types of ventilator support: "Positive Pressure Ventilation, delivered invasively (via endotracheal tube or trach tube) or non-invasively (via mask or nasal prongs) "Assist/ Control, SIMV or Spontaneous modes of ventilation.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LP (formerly Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc.), 6135 Gunbarrel Ave, Boulder CO 80301-3214
  • 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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