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Class 2 Device Recall Newport HT50 Ventilator

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 Class 2 Recall
Newport HT50 Ventilator
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Date Posted May 26, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated on June 01, 2011
Recall Number Z-2382-2011
Recall Event ID 58629
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Ventilator, Continuous, Facility Use - Product Code CBK
Product Newport HT50 Ventilator. Model No. HT50-H, HT50-HB, HT50-H1, and HT50-H1B. The device is intended to provide continuous or intermittent mechanical ventilator support for the care of individuals who require mechanical ventilation. Specifically, the NEWPORT HT50 is applicable for adult and pediatric (i.e. infant, child and adolescent) patients, greater than or equal to 10 kg (22 Ibs)
Code Information EP Cases are not serialized and are not always associated with a specific ventilator serial number. The field correction applies to all Emergency Preparedness (EP) Storage Cases used to store HT 50 ventilators.
Recalling Firm/
Newport Medical Instruments Inc
1620 Sunflower Ave
Costa Mesa, California 92626-1513
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The recall was initiated because Newport Medical has confirmed that the Newport HT50 hard shell Emergency Preparedness (EP) Storage Cases must be relabeled to caution users to follow current labeling guidelines for charging the battery for 8 hours but not longer than 24 hours at any one time.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Newport Medical sent an FIELD CORRECTION NOTICE to all affected customers dated May 14, 2010. The letter identified the product, the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Newport Medical also provided a revised labeling for the Emergency Preparedness (EP) Storage Case and an instruction sheet describing where to apply the new labels. Customers were instructed with the information that all the EP storage cases must be relabeled to caution users to follow current labeling guidelines for charging the battery for 8 hours but not longer than 24 hours at any one time. Customers were instructed to complete the attached acknowledgement form and fax it to " Regulatory@NewportMedical.com " Customers with any questions should call Technical Support Department at (800) 451-3111 for US customers, and (714)427-5811 x500 for international customers.
Quantity in Commerce 1,113 EP cases
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA including states of PA, TX, AK, GA, CA, MD, KY, FL, VA, LA, NC, OK and countries of Canada, Colombia, Armenia and Japan.
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 = NEWPORT MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC.