Philips Heartstart Fr2+ Automated External Defibrillators - Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #42, November 2009

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Philips and FDA notified healthcare professionals of the recall of 5,400 HeartStart FR2+ automated external defibrillators (AED) due to reports of a memory chip failure which could render the AED inoperable and prevent it from delivering therapy when indicated. The AEDs are used by trained responders and designated response teams to help treat sudden cardiac arrest.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Philips Heartstart Fr2+ Automated External Defibrillators – Recall. October 5, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm185179.htm


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