Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Prismaflex 7.20

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 Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

¿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 2
  • 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
    Dialyzer, high permeability with or without sealed dialysate system - Product Code KDI
  • Causa
    Baxter healthcare will be installing new firmware on all prismaflex control units to address the potential for a small number of these units to exhibit a failure mode with the pump module electronics. the failure mode may result in a voltage out of range malfunction alarm, which causes the device to enter a safe state and become inoperable until it is serviced. baxter will be releasing new firmware that will prevent the malfunction from occurring.
  • Acción
    The firm, Baxter, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated 4/24/2018 to its customers. The letter explained the reason for the recall and provided the following direction: "Operators may continue to safely use Prismaflex control units that have not exhibited the Voltage Out of Range malfunction alarm. A local Baxter service representative will contact your facility to determine the correction plan and schedule the firmware upgrade. Your facility will be receiving this firmware upgrade from Baxter at no charge. f you purchased this product directly from Baxter, complete the enclosed Baxter Customer Reply Form and return it to Baxter by faxing it to 224-270-5457 or scanning and e-mailing it to, even if you do not have any inventory. Returning the customer reply form promptly will confirm your receipt of this notification and prevent you from receiving repeat notices. If you purchased this product from a distributor, please note that the Baxter customer reply form is not applicable. If a reply form is provided by your distributor or wholesaler, please return it to the supplier according to their instructions. If you distribute this product to other facilities or departments within your institution, please forward a copy of this communication to them. If you are a dealer, wholesaler, distributor/reseller, or original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that distributed any affected product to other facilities, please notify your customers of this Urgent Medical Device Correction in accordance with your customary procedures." If you have any questions, call Baxter Corporate Product Surveillance at 800-437-5176 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday or Email Baxter at:


  • Modelo / Serial
    All Lots and Serial Numbers
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: United States (including Puerto Rico), and countries of: Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Bangladesh, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Bruni, Philippines, Thailand, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Barbados, Bermuda, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and EMEA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Prismaflex 7.20 US, Product Code 955542 || Intended Use: The Prismaflex Control Unit is intended for: " Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) for patients weighing 20 kilograms or more with acute renal failure and/or fluid overload. " Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) therapy for patients weighing 20 kilograms or more with diseases where removal of plasma components is indicated. " Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) in conjunction with the MARS system to conduct MARS treatments for patients weighing 20 kilograms or more. All treatments administered via the Prismaflex control unit must be prescribed by a physician.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Baxter Healthcare Corporation, 1 Baxter Pkwy, Deerfield IL 60015-4625
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source