Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Giraffe and Panda Bag and Mask Resuscitation 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 GE Healthcare, LLC.

¿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 1
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado 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, emergency, manual (resuscitator) - Product Code BTM
  • Causa
    Oxygen and air wall inlet fittings on the back panel of the resuscitation systems were reversed during assembly.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated October 15, 2012, with a return receipt to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer along with the product correction. Required Action for Users: It is recommended that a qualified biomedical technician or respiratory therapist identify the affected resuscitation system and locate the air and oxygen fittings and labels at the back of the unit. With the table provided, identify the appropriate fitting for their country and location and verify the air fitting is located on the left side and the oxygen fitting is located on the right. Verify the air label is located on the left side and the oxygen label is on the right and verify that the color of the air and oxygen labels match the picture on table provided. If the unit does not meet all of the criteria, the unit will require repair. If the unit in use with patient, disconnect the wall supply gas and switch to tank supply. Once the patient no longer requires respiratory support, transfer the patient to another bed and remove the unit from service. A Field Engineer will be deployed to your site to complete the required repair. If the unit NOT in use with Patient, take the unit ouf of service. A Field Engineer will be deployed to your site to complete the required repair. For questions or concerns regarding this notification, please call the phone number 1-800-345-2700. For questions regarding this recall call 262-513-4122.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model M1139612
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL,GA, IA, ID, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND ,NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA ,TX, VT, WA, WI and WV; and the countries of Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, New Zealand, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Giraffe and Panda Bag and Mask Resuscitation System || The T-piece Resuscitation System [ventilator, emergency powered resuscitator]/Panda Bag and Mask Resuscitation System provides the basic equipment required for pulmonary resuscitation of infants.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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