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 Class 2 Recall
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Date Posted August 02, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated on April 17, 2012
Recall Number Z-2121-2010
Recall Event ID 56063
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Pump, Infusion - Product Code FRN
Product MEDFUSION® SYRINGE INFUSION PUMP, MODELS 3010 AND 3010a WITH SOFTWARE VERSIONS 2.0.2, 2.0.3, AND 2.0.4 Medfusion® Syringe Infusion Pumps are designed for use in critical care areas for the administration of fluids requiring precisely controlled infusion rates.
Code Information All Medfusion¿ Syringe Infusion Pumps, Models 3010 and 3010a, with Software Versions 2.0.2, 2.0.3. or 2.0.4
Recalling Firm/
Smiths Medical ASD, Inc.
1265 Grey Fox Rd
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6929
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Smiths Medical is conducting a correction of Medfusion¿ Syringe Infusion Pumps, Models 3010 and 3010a, with obsolete software versions 2.0.2, 2.0.3, and 2.0.4. Smiths Medical has found that pumps with obsolete software may continue to run past the set volume limit. This can result in an over-delivery  if the syringe is over-filled. Smiths Medical has received no reports of serious patient in
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action Consignees were sent on 6/22/10 a Smith Medical "Urgent Medical Device Correction Notice', dated June 11, 2010. The letter was addressed to Dear Risk/ Safety Managers, Distributors, Clinical/ Biomedical Engineering, Clinicians, Critical Care Physicians, Pediatricians, Pediatric Intensivists, Neonatologists; and Nursing, Pharmacy,and Anesthesia Professionals. The letter described the problem and product involved. It provided Advise on Action to be Taken by the User which included to 1) Determine the software version of their Medfusion pump 2. Complete and return the Confirmation Form 3. Return the completed Software Update Test Form 4. If unable or unwilling to perform the software upgrade they provided information for returning the pumps to Smiths Medical for the upgrade. For further information please contact Smiths Medical at 651-628-7280.
Quantity in Commerce 4816
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA,CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV,NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI. and countries of CANADA, MEXICO, NEW ZEALAND, BRASIL, HONG KONG, and GREAT BRITAIN.
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 = MEDEX, INC.