Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Newport Medical Instruments e360 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 Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien LP).

¿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
    Reports of the audible alarm not sounding when the ventilator is in an alarm state. the ventilator, as well as the visual and remote alarms, continue to operate normally.
  • Acción
    Newport Medical Instruments, Inc. (Newport), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Covidien is conducting a voluntary field corrective action via letters to be sent during the week of April 28, 2014. The letter titled "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE FIELD SAFETY CORRECTIVE ACTION" informed customers of the recall by providing: reason for recall, product description, information on affected serial numbers regardless of software versions, issue identified, recommended actions to help mitigate risk to the patient, actions to eliminate the occurrence of this issue, important safety reminders, and contact information. Customers are to contact Technical Support Department to receive a software update kit, and then follow the instructions provided once the kit has been received. The attached verification and completion form should be completed and faxed.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number: SBC2105A. Model Number(s): e360 Ventilator.  Serial numbers N11360719000 through N14360426029.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, and Washington; and, the countries of Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Republic of Armenia, Republic of KOS, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, S. Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Yemen.
  • Descripción del producto
    Recalled product is a component of the Newport Medical Instruments e360 || Ventilator: single board computer, part number SBC2105A. || Intended to provide invasive or noninvasive ventilator support and monitoring for infant, pediatric, and adult patients with respiratory failure or respiratory insufficiency.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien LP), 6135 Gunbarrel Ave, Boulder CO 80301-3214
  • 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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