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
  • 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
    Graphical user interface (gui) unresponsive to touch and loss of primary ventilation under certain circumstances. covidien respiratory and monitoring solutions, now a part of medtronic, issued a field corrective action notice for two issues on all models of puritan bennett 980 (pb980) ventilator.
  • Acción
    Customers were notified via an Urgent Medical Device Safety Notification, dated February 8, 2016, on 1/14/16. The letter identified the affected device and the issues involved. Consignees are requested to forward the recall letter to anyone they may have transferred or assigned for use one of the potentially affected ventilators. Medtronic is investigating the root cause of these conditions and will provide a service update to resolve the issues as soon as corrections can be implemented. Customers are to complete the attached form and return it per the instructions to confirm receipt and understanding of the information. Questions or issues should be directed to the Technical Support Department at 800-255-6774.


  • Modelo / Serial
    all versions of software.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, including but not limited to the territory of Puerto Rico; and Ireland, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Australia, Japan, Israel, Turkey, Chile, South Africa, Costa Rica, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Peru, Panama, Singapore, Kuwait, Lebanon, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Russia, Uruguay, Slovenia, Morocco, Argentina, Egypt, and Romania.
  • Descripción del producto
    Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System, PB980 Ventilator (980xxxxxxxx). || Intended to provide continuous ventilation for pediatric and adult patients who require either invasive ventilation or non-invasive 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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