Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Newport HT70 Ventilator

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 Newport Medical Instruments 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
    The recall was initiated because newport medical has confirmed a limited number of power cords recently received from their supplier, glob-tek, have a slightly oversized plug connector which prevents the cord from locking into place. these cords are fully functional as supplied. however, the cord can be easily disconnected. if the cord is disconnected, the ht70 will alert the user with a power di.
  • Acción
    Newport Medical sent an PRODUCT NOTICE LETTER, dated September 20, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to discard the original cord and only use the replacement cord to avoid unintentional disconnection of the power cord. Each affected Customer was sent a replacement cord. Customers with any questions regarding the Product Notice were instructed to contact the Technical Support Department at (800) 451-3111.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial Numbers: N10HT700810209 - N10HT700810218, N10HT700910219-N10HT700910225
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution--USA (nationwide) including the states of MA, PA, OH, IA and Puerto Rico and the countries of Colombia, UAE, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Japan, Nepal, China, Philippines, Singapore and South Africa.
  • Descripción del producto
    Newport HT70 Ventilator. Model #HT70, || The Newport HT70 ventilator is intended to provide continuous or intermittent positive pressure mechanical ventilatory support for the care of individuals who require mechanical ventilation through invasive or noninvasive interfaces. Specifically, the Newport HT70 ventilator is applicable for infant, pediatric and adult patients greater than or equal to 5 kg (11 Ibs). The Newport HT70 ventilator is suitable for use in hospital, subacute, emergency room, and home care environments as well as for transport and emergency response applications.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Newport Medical Instruments Inc, 1620 Sunflower Ave, Costa Mesa CA 92626-1513
  • 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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