| ||Class 2 Device Recall CARESCAPE Monitor 650 |
||September 19, 2013
||Terminated on April 21, 2014
|Recall Event ID
Monitor, physiological, patient(with arrhythmia detection or alarms) -
||GE Healthcare, CARESCAPE Monitor B650.
The CARESCAPE Monitor B650 is a multi-parameter patient monitor intended for use in multiple areas and intra-hospital transport within a professional healthcare facility. The CARESCAPE Monitor B650 is intended for use on adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients and on one patient at a time. The CARESCAPE Monitor B650 is indicated for monitoring and recording of, and to generate alarms for, hemodynamic (including EGG, ST segment, arrhythmia detection, ECU diagnostic analysis and measurement, invasive pressure, non-invasive blood pressure, pulse oximetry, cardiac output, temperature and mixed venous oxygen saturation), impedance respiration, airway gases (C02, 02, N20 and anesthetic agents), spirometry, gas exchange, and neurophysiological (including electroencephalography, Entropy, Bispectral Index (HI1S) and neuromuscular transmission) status. The CARESCAPE Monitor B650 can be a stand-alone monitor or interfaced to other devices. It can also be connected to other monitors for remote viewing and to data management software devices via a network. The CARESCAPE Monitor B650 is intended for use under the direct supervision of a licensed healthcare practitioner, or by personnel trained in proper use of the equipment in a professional healthcare facility. The CARESCAPE Monitor B650 is not intended for use during MRI.
GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
|For Additional Information Contact
|GE Healthcare has recently become aware of a number of potential issues associated with the CARESCAPE Monitor B650.
No injuries or illnesses have been reported.
||GE Healthcare sent an Important Product Information letter dated July 12, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer.
GE Healthcare will provide a software and hardware correction at no charge once it is available. We will contact you to arrange for this correction.
If you have any questions regarding this notification, please contact Technical Support (1-800- 558-7044) or your local Service Representative
|Quantity in Commerce
||9466 (3261 US, 6205 OUS)
||Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of : AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NV,NH, NH, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY., and the countries of : ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BAHRAIN, BANGLADESH, BELGIUM, BOLIVIA, BRAZIL, BULGARIA, CANADA, CHILE, COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA. CROATIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, EGYPT, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, HONG KONG, HUNGARIA, ICELAND, INDIA, INDONESIA, IRAQ, IRELAND, ISRAEL, ITALY, JAPAN, JORDAN, KOREA, KUWAIT, LEBANON, LITHUANIA, MALAYSIA, MOROCCO, NETHERLAND, NEW ZEALAND, NICARAGUA, NORWAY, OMAN, PAKISTAN, PANAMA, PARAGUAY, PERU, POLAND, PORTUGAL, QATAR, ROMANIA, RUSSIA, SAUDI ARABIA, SINGAPORE, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, SYRIA, THAILAND, TURKEY, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UNITED KINGDOM and VENEZUELA.
|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)s with Product Code = MHX and Original Applicant = GE HEALTHCARE FINLAND OY