Class I recall of Alaris System (Cardinal Health) for various problems
MedSun: Newsletter #40, September 2009

FDA Recall Notice

FDA notified healthcare professionals of the Class 1 recall of various modules of Cardinal Health's Alaris System, electronic infusion pumps that deliver controlled amounts of medications or other fluids to patients through an intravenous, intra-arterial, epidural, and other routes of administration. The firm initiated the recall after identifying five problems that affected the Alaris System, including failure of the occlusion warning message, syringe volume warning message, electrostatic discharge protection circuitry and fluid ingress tubing.

Additional Information:

FDA Recall Notice. Cardinal Health, Various Modules of the Alaris System. August 5, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/RecallsCorrectionsRemovals/ListofRecalls/ucm175886.htm


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