Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Multi Absorber Original, Disposable

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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Absorber, carbon-dioxide - Product Code BSF
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare has recently become aware of a potential safety issue due to air leakage associated with the co2 multi absorber.
  • Acción
    GE issued an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated September 19, 2013, to all affected customers via Fed Ex overnight mail. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to not use the affected product, isolate all affected product and return the attached form via fax to 800-535-7923. Once the information is received, customers would be contacted with an RMA and replacement information. If product was distributed further the notice should be forwarded to those customers. For questions customers should call 1-800-345-2700, option 2 followed by ooption 2. For foreign customers 1-800-932-0760, option 2. For questions regarding this recall call 262-513-4122. GE issued a press release on 12/30/2013.


  • Modelo / Serial
    product number M1173310 containing lot numbers 12001 through 13031.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) Puerto Rico and Internationally to Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    Multi Absorber Original, Disposable || M1173310 Multi Absorber Original, Disposable, package of 6 pcs, || GE Healthcare Finland Oy || Made in US || Rx Only || The GE Healthcare Multi Absorber Original, Disposable is a disposable product intended for use with the GE Healthcare Advanced Breathing System (later ABS), the GE Healthcare EZchange manifold, the GE Healthcare Compact Block, and the GE Healthcare Compact Block II (later Compact Block). The Multi Absorber should only be used with air, oxygen, nitrous oxide, halothane, enflurane, isoflurane, desflurane and sevoflurane. The device is intended to be used under constant attention of qualified professional healthcare personnel.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare, LLC, 3000 N Grandview Blvd, Waukesha WI 53188-1615
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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