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Class 1 Device Recall Alaris PC unit

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 Class 1 Recall
Alaris PC unit
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Date Posted July 26, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on May 13, 2014
Recall Number Z-2076-2012
Recall Event ID 62007
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K051641 
Product Classification Pump, Infusion - Product Code FRN
Product Alaris PC unit model 8015 Product Usage: The device is labeled for prescription use only.
Code Information not available
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
CareFusion 303, Inc.
10020 Pacific Mesa Blvd
San Diego, California 92121-4386
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The recall was initiated because the Alaris PC unit model 8015 has a component on the PC unit power supply board that is causing an error code(120.4630) "System Error" or "Missing Battery Error" at start up. The error code is accompanied by both an audible alarm and visual error messages on the PC unit screen.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Component Design/Selection
Action Carefusion sent an Urgent: Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated June 27, 2012 to all their customers who purchased the Alaris PC unit (model 8015). The letter identified the affected units, explanation of the problem, potential risk and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to not return their devices. If customers observe either of the error messages identified in the letter, then they were instructed to remove the PC unit from use and contact the Carefusion Support Center. Carefusion will contact their facility by phone within 60 days of receiving this notification to schedule a visit to replace their affected power supply board on their PC unit. Customers were instructed to promptly complete and return the enclosed customer response card to expedite the corrective action process. For questions and support contact: CareFusion Support Center at 888-562-6018 for (Recall Related Questions), Customer Advocacy at 800-854-7128, Option 1, Option 1, Option 3 or email customerfeedback@carefusion.com for (Adverse Event Reports), Technical Support at 888-812-3229 for (Technical Questions Regarding the Alaris System).
Quantity in Commerce 112,912 units total (106,888 units in US)
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution
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
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