Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Spectrum

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 Baxter Healthcare 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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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
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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
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Causa
    Recall expansion; the infusion pumps have the potential to fail causing inaccurate flow conditions during use. these conditions range from back flow to free flow, which could result in over-infusion. sigma's evaluation of subsequent complaints involving failed bearings indicated that the loss or degradation of bearing lubricant to be a more significant contributor to bearing failure than initially believed. based upon the results of the analysis of these additional failures, sigma determined that any bearings prior to the latest, improved design may be at risk for failure. sigma decided to expand the recall of the spectrum infusion pumps to include units manufactured from 1/18/2005 through 11/01/2010.
  • Acción
    Sigma sent an URGENT Medical Device Recall Notifications letter dated July 6, 2011 via UPS mail the consignees informing them of the expansion of the Spectrum Infusion Pumps recall. Some consignees were notified by telephone. The letter identified the affected product, problem, actions to be taken, clinical precautions and recommendations. Additional information regarding this voluntary recall is available on Sigma's web site Customers were provided the following instructions: (1) Confirm that you have the affected serial number(s) ranging from 700000 to 794213 in inventory using the Customer Response Form. Refer to attached list of known affected devices in your possession. Revise this list as required. (2) Immediately remove affected pumps from neonatal use until B. Braun BC 1000 back check valves are employed. (3) Respond to this notification within five (5) working days of receipt by faxing the enclosed Customer Response Form to the number noted on the form, calling (866) 482-2893 between the hours of 8am and 8pm (EDT) or e-mailing a scanned version of form to (4) Within three weeks of receipt of the Customer Response Form, (which verifies the device serial numbers in your facility), SIGMA will issue a customized recall report for each facility identifying the specific affected serial numbers, SIGMA internal contacts, and the plan for coordination of pump return and repair. For any adverse reactions experienced with the use of this product should be reported to SIGMA at (800)-356-3454 ext. 300 and to FDA MedWatch either by: Phone at 1-800-FDA-1088, by fax at 1-800-FDA-0178; Mail at MedWatch, FDA 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, or MedWatch website by linking to:


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  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide including Puerto Rico and the countries of Canada and Okinawa
  • Descripción del producto
    Sigma Spectrum VOLUMETRIC INFUSION PUMP, with or without Master Drug Library, Part Number 35700 -- Common/Classification Name: Infusion Pump -- Class 2 medical device -- SIGMA LLC, Medina, NY 14103 || Product Usage: || The Spectrum Infusion Pump is intended to be used for the controlled administration of intravenous fluids. These fluids may include blood, blood products or mixtures of pharmaceutical drugs for required patient therapy. The Spectrum is used in conjunction with legally marked intravenous administration sets and medications provided by the user. || The Master Drug Library is a software package that will add additional features to the Spectrum Infusion Pump. The Master Drug Library will permit electronic communications with the Spectrum pump and other external peripheral devices. The intended use of the Spectrum pump includes common drug error prevention, through the stand alone settings features of the pump. This includes drug parameter limits and associated drug name identification. With the Master Drug Library, the intended use is to reduce user errors associated with drug selection, drug dose rates, drug dose concentrations, and patient identification associated with the prescribed drug.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Baxter Healthcare Corporation, 711 Park Ave, Medina NY 14103-1036
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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