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Class 2 Device Recall LIFEPAK 500 Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

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 Class 2 Recall
LIFEPAK 500 Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
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Date Posted July 19, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 19, 2013
Recall Number Z-1773-2013
Recall Event ID 65565
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K052057 
Product Classification Automated External Defibrillators (Non-Wearable) - Product Code MKJ
Product The LIFEPAK 500 Automated External Defibrillator is a semi-automatic defibrillator that uses a patented Shock Advisory System. This software algorithm analyzes the patient's electrocardiographic (ECG) rhythm and indicates whether or not it detects a shockable rhythm. The LIFEPAK 500 AED is intended for use by personnel who are authorized by a physician/medical director and is intended for use in the pre-hospital and workplace and community environments.
Code Information PART NUMBERS: 3011790-001568, 3011790-001574, 3011790-001627, 3011790-001634, and 3011790-001650. SERIAL NUMBERS OUTSIDE the US: 41232265, 41232267, 41232269, 41232270, 41232271, 41232272, 41238207, 41238208, 41301145, 41301370, 41301371, 41301372, 41301373, and 41301374. SERIAL NUMBERS IN THE US: 41134905, 41134906, 41134907, 41135982, 41135983, 41135984, 41135991, 41135992, 41135993, 41135994, 41135995, 41135996, 41135997, 41135998, 41135999, 41136000, 41136001, 41136002, 41136003, 41136004, 41136005, 41136006, 41136007, 41136008, 41136009, 41136010, 41136011, 41136012, 41136013, 41136014, 41136015, 41136016, 41136017, 41136018, 41136019, 41136020, 41136021, 41136022, 41136023, 41136024, 41136025, 41136026, 41136027, 41136028, 41136029, 41136030, 41136031, 41136033, 41136034, 41136035, 41136036, 41136037, 41136038, 41136039, 41136040, 41136060, 41136061, 41136062, 41136063, 41136064, 41136065, 41136066, 41136067, 41136068, 41136069, 41136070, 41136071, 41136072, 41136073, 41136074, 41136075, 41136076, 41136077, 41136078, 41136079, 41136092, 41136093, 41136094, 41142873, 41145359, 41145360, 41145361, 41145362, 41145363, 41145364, 41145365, 41145366, 41145367, 41145368, 41145369, 41145370, 41145371, 41145372, 41145373, 41145374, 41145375, 41145376, 41145377, 41145378, 41164115, 41232002, 41232003, 41232004, 41232005, 41232249, 41232250, 41232251, 41232252, 41232253, 41232254, 41232255, 41232256, 41232257, 41232258, 41232259, 41232260, 41232554, 41239182, 41239183, 41239184, 41239185, 41239186, 41239187, 41239188, and 41239189.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Physio Control, Inc.
11811 Willows Rd Ne
Redmond, Washington 98052-2003
For Additional Information Contact Tecnical Support
800-442-1142
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The LIFEPAK 500 Automated External Defibrillator (AED) could be susceptible to malfunction due to an assembly error. If affected, the malfunction would be the result of internal shorting on a printed circuit board assembly and could render the device inoperable.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
PRODUCTION CONTROLS: Process Control
Action The firm, Physio-Control Inc., contacted their consignees by telephone or email starting on June 13, 2013 and sent and/or delivered an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated June 2013 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. A Physio-Control representative will be contacting the customers by direct visit, telephone, or email you to coordinate the replacement of their device(s). Customers with questions regarding this notification, please call Physio's Technical Support at 1-800-442-1142, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00. pm. (Pacific), Monday-Friday.
Quantity in Commerce 139 total (125 units in the US and 14 units outside US)
Distribution Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: IL, MA, NC, ND, NY, PA, RI, TX, WA, and WI; and country of: Canada.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

 
1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = MKJ and Original Applicant = MEDTRONIC EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS, INC.
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