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Class 2 Device Recall Plum A Single Channel Infusion Pumps

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Date Initiated by Firm December 07, 2012
Date Posted December 31, 2012
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0624-2013
Recall Event ID 63772
510(K)Number K011442  K982159  K070398  K042081  
Product Classification Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
Product Plum A+ Single Channel Infusion Pumps; Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045; the pumps were sold under the following configurations: a) list 11971; b) list 11973 - software version 10.3; c) list 12391 - software version 11.3; d) list 20679 - Hospira MedNet Software e) list 20792 - Hospira MedNet Software; Product Usage: The Plum A+ Infusion System is a dual-line volumetric infusion pump that provides precise delivery of multiple i.v. therapies across the general spectrum of clinical care, including ICU/CCU, OR, PACU, ER, Med/Surg, Pediatrics, Outpatient clinics and Home care
Code Information list numbers 11971, 11973, 12391, 20679, and 20792; all serial numbers
Recalling Firm/
Hospira Inc.
275 N Field Dr
Lake Forest IL 60045-2579
For Additional Information Contact Mr. Joseph Sener
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The door roller assembly on the Plum A+/A+3 infuser family of infusers has the potential to break which can lead to possible unrestricted flow and/or over-delivery during the removal of the IV administration set's cassette from the pump.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Hospira Inc. sent "URGENT DEVICE FIELD CORRECTION" letters, dated December 7, 2012, to all affected customers. The letters identified the products, problem and action(s) to be taken until doors have been replaced. The customers were instructed to read the information provided carefully, including instructions to inspect the door roller assembly prior to loading a cassette for signs of damage. Customers are to complete the attached Reply Form and return it to the firm via fax at 1-877-650-8359. Customers were instructed to notify their consignees if they have further distributed the affected product. If customers require additional assistance, they are to contact Stericycle at 1-877-650-0362..
Quantity in Commerce 297,833 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including Puerto Rico, and the countries of Austria, Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = FRN and Original Applicant = ABBOTT LABORATORIES
510(K)s with Product Code = FRN and Original Applicant = HOSPIRA, INC.