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Class 1 Device Recall Critical Care Ventilator

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  Class 1 Device Recall Critical Care Ventilator see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 04, 2016
Date Posted February 25, 2016
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0827-2016
Recall Event ID 73241
510(K)Number K093633  K093632  
Product Classification Ventilator, continuous, facility use - Product Code CBK
Product Evita Infinity V500 Ventilator; Babylog Infinity VN500 Ventilator.
Code Information Catalog #s 8416400 and 8417400
Recalling Firm/
Draeger Medical, Inc.
3135 Quarry Rd
Telford PA 18969-1042
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The battery capacity of the optional PS500 power supply unit for the Infinity (ACS) Workstation Critical and Neonatal Care was rapidly and unexpectedly reduced, despite using the most recent power supply firmware version 1.50 released in November 2015 (recall Z-0436-2016). The batteries were prematurely discharged, even though an adequate battery charge status was displayed on the device.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Draeger Medical, Inc. will send an Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter to consignees in a method that confirms delivery. For consignees that have received new devices with firmware version 1.50 (127 devices) or through device updates (644 devices; reference Recall Z-0436-2016), those devices will be downgraded to firmware version 1.49 and the batteries replaced. Batteries will continue to be replaced for all consignees every six months until a final solution is available.
Quantity in Commerce 2553
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution including Puerto Rico.
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 = CBK and Original Applicant = DRAEGER MEDICAL AG & CO. KG
510(K)s with Product Code = CBK and Original Applicant = DRAGER MEDICAL AG & CO. KGAA