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Class 2 Device Recall Alaris PC unit

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 Class 2 Recall
Alaris PC unit
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Date Posted January 26, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on January 31, 2012
Recall Number Z-0876-2012
Recall Event ID 60904
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Pump, Infusion - Product Code FRN
Product Alaris PC unit model 8015. The Alaris PC unit is the central programming, monitoring and power supply component for the Alaris System.
Code Information The affected units have unique serial numbers for traceability.
Recalling Firm/
CareFusion 303, Inc.
10020 Pacific Mesa Blvd
San Diego, California 92121-4386
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The recall was initiated because Carefusion has identified a potential risk with a PLD component on the Alaris PC unit model 8015 power supply board. The PLD component used in production between June 21, 2011 and August 15, 2011 has a higher standby current resulting in the battery depleting prematurely.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Carefusion sent an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTIFICATION" letter dated September 13, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter describes the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. A Customer Reply Card was enclosed for customers to complete and return to the firm. Customers were instructed to call Carefusion Support Center at (888) 562-6018, 7 am-5 pm (Pacific) for any recall related questions.
Quantity in Commerce 1039 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AZ, CA, CT, FL, IA, IL, MI, MO, NJ, NY, OH, SC, SD, and TX. and the country of Australia.
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 = FRN and Original Applicant = CARDINAL HEALTH, ALARIS PRODUCTS