Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de LIFEPAK(R) defibrillation electrodes

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 Physio-Control, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Automated external defibrillators (non-wearable) - Product Code MKJ
  • Causa
    The infant artwork on the product instructs incorrect pad placement. also, the artwork is missing the type bf patient connection and high voltage warning symbols.
  • Acción
    The firm Physio Control, initiated their field action on 10/27/2017 by issuing a press release. The firm followed this with a recall notice dated 10/23/2017, to the direct consignees on 11/03/2017. The letter described the product, explained the problem and provided the following instructions: Quarantine the affected lots;contact Physio-Control at 1-866-231-1220, 6:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (Pacific), Monday  Friday to arrange for replacement of your unused electrodes and "Upon receipt of this notification, post a copy of the enclosed Correct Electrode and Packaging Labeling with each of your AEDs, which shows the correct placement of the electrodes." Physio_Control will provide replacement products for all unused affected Electrodes. Should you have any questions about this Product Recall, please contact us at 1-866-231-1220, 6:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (Pacific), Monday  Friday.


  • Modelo / Serial
    45932237, 46042286, 45979590, 46050960, 45979954, 46052545, 46007867, 46061770, 46023185, 46063054, 46023823, 46078012,
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and Guam and countries of: Canada, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic; Denmark, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Argentina, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
  • Descripción del producto
    LIFEPAK(R) Electrode Starter Kits, Catalog # 11101-000017, MIN #3202784-009 || The defibrillation electrodes are used only with LIFEPAK EXPRESS(R) AED, LIFEPAK CR(R) Plus AED, LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator, or LIFEPAK 500 Biphasic AED s with a pink connector.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Physio-Control, Inc., 11811 Willows Rd NE, Redmond WA 98052-2003
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source