Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Respironics BiPAP Focus Noninvasive Ventilator System

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 Respironics California 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 1
  • 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, non-life-supporting - Product Code MNS
  • Causa
    Power supply failures have occurred on some ventilators. a discrepancy between the power supply strain relief clip and the power cord connector may allow unwanted movement of the cord and the unit's power supply. a disconnection or intermittent electrical connection between the power cord and the unit's power supply during operation or charging can result in transient power surges, which may cau.
  • Acción
    Respironics California, Inc. issued an "Attention - Medical Device Field Correction" letter addressed to the Customer/Distributor dated September 22, 2008. The letter informed consignees of the affected device and instructions for removal, device replacement and return of the Business Response form by fax to 1-760-918-0169. Further question may be addressed to Respironics US Customer Service at 1-9800-345-6443 extension 5 or Respironics International Customer Service at 1-724-387-4000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Numbers: 8-400169-00, 7-400076-00, 8-400179-00, 8-400258-00, 8-400259-00, 8-400260-00, 8-400261-00 and 8-400216-00.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide to Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    Respironics BiPAP Focus Noninvasive Ventilator System. || The BiPAP Focus is a non-invasive, pressure support ventilator used to augment the breathing of patients suffering from acute or chronic respiratory insufficiency, respiratory failure or to maintain airway patency and provide respiratory support to patients who experience obstructive sleep apnea. Nasal and full face masks are used with this device. The BiPAP Focus is intended for use in acute, sub-acute and intra-hospital transport settings.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Respironics California Inc, 2271 Cosmos Ct, Carlsbad CA 92011-1517
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source