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 Class 1 Device Recall Puritan Bennett see related information
Date Posted December 09, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated on July 01, 2016
Recall Number Z-0180-2015
Recall Event ID 69324
510(K)Number K131252 
Product Classification Ventilator, continuous, facility use - Product Code CBK
Product Covidien Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator, Rx ONLY, Made in Ireland., Covidien LLC, USA. REF 980X1ENDIUU.
Code Information Model number PB980 Ventilator:35B1400143, 35B1400684, 35B1400627, 35B1400708, 35B1400398, 35B1400482,
35B1400491, 35B1400512, 35B1400601, 35B1400121, 35B1400568, 35B1400590, 35B1400595, 35B1400599, 35B1400606, 35B1400106, 35B1400146, 35B1400169, 35B1400226, 35B1400260, 35B1400270, 35B1400263, 35B1400351, 35B1400373, 35B1400400, 35B1400401, 35B1400608, 35B1400089, 35B1400112, 35B1400683, 35B1400685, 35B1400678, 35B1400118, 35B1400114,
35B1400355, 35B1400144, 35B1400300, 35B1400379, 35B1400412, 35B1400472, 35B1400489, 35B1400490, 35B1400492, 35B1400493, 35B1400499, 35B1400500, 35B1400501, 35B1400502, 35B1400507, 35B1400577,
35B1400207, 35B1400211, 35B1400216, 35B1400222, 35B1400225, 35B1400231, 35B1400267, 35B1400312, 35B1400323, 35B1400340, 35B1400383, 35B1400128, 35B1400363, 35B1400459, 35B1400589, 35B1400616,
35B1400637, 35B1400483, 35B1400311, 35B1400447,
35B1400648, 35B1400651, 35B1400654, 35B1400662,
35B1400686, 35B1400692, 35B1400175, 35B1400294, 35B1400436, 35B1400485, 35B1400586, 35B1400644,
35B1400687, 35B1400689, 35B1400694, 35B1400700,
35B1400661, 35B1400676, 35B1400693, 35B1400732,
35B1400734, 35B1400736, 35B1400737, 35B1400742, 35B1400280, 35B1400360, 35B1400471, 35B1400609,
35B1400674, 35B1400688, 35B1400755, 35B1400480,
35B1400675, 35B1400706, 35B1400771, 35B1400667,
35B1400704, 35B1400705, 35B1400727, 35B1400743,
35B1400279, 35B1400285, 35B1400262, 35B1400265, 35B1400259, 35B1400494, 35B1400403, 35B1400779, 35B1400783, 35B1400509, 35B1400724, 35B1400763, 35B1400767, 35B1400566, 35B1400768, 35B1400772,
35B1400791, 35B1400793, 35B1400817, 35B1400525, 35B1400796, 35B1400801, 35B1400809, 35B1400821,
35B1400828, 35B1400333, 35B1400366, 35B1400392,
35B1400440, 35B1400463, 35B1400478, 35B1400308,
35B1400347, 35B1400367, 35B1400396, 35B1400078,
35B1400099, 35B1400130, 35B1400155, 35B1400157, 35B1400158, 35B1400174, 35B1400176, 35B1400178, 35B1400180, 35B1400281, 35B1400315, 35B1400631, 35B1400635, 35B1400625, 35B1400653, 35B1400843, 35B1400847, 35B1400233, 35B1400271, 35B1400337, 35B1400350, 35B1400359, 35B1400368, 35B1400384, 35B1400468, 35B1400486, 35B1400495, 35B1400094, 35B1400236, 35B1400437, 35B1400438, 35B1400479, 35B1400496, 35B1400505, 35B1400506, 35B1400427, 35B1400511, 35B1400325, 35B1400462, 35B1400514, 35B1400536, 35B1400537, 35B1400544, 35B1400066, 35B1400200, 35B1400782, 35B1400829, 35B1400015, 35B1400110, 35B1400516, 35B1400517, 35B1400859, 35B1400013, 35B1400103, 35B1400167, 35B1400124, 35B1400007, 35B1400058, 35B1400083, 35B1400129, 35B1400132, 35B1400006, 35B1400079, 35B1400113, 35B1400116, 35B1400219, 35B1400163, 35B1400543.
Recalling Firm/
Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien LP)
6135 Gunbarrel Ave
Boulder CO 80301-3214
For Additional Information Contact Mr. Michael A. Ronningen
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Covidien is recalling certain Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator Systems due to a blacklight inverter PCBA where a capacitor component can fail, causing a dim but functional screen and thermal odor.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Update: Consignees were notified on 12/11/14 of strategy change after Covidien sent an Urgent Field Safety Corrective Action notification with instructions dated September 2014 via traceable courier to affected consignees. The letter identifed the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Consignees were instructed to complete the attached verification form and fax it to the Covidien RMS contact indicated on the form. If you need further assistance, contact the Technical Support Department @ 1-800-255-6774, option 4, then option 1.
Quantity in Commerce 324 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) including the states of CA, CO, FL, GA, KY, MA, MN, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, and WI, and the countries of Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates.
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 = CBK and Original Applicant = COVIDIEN