Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (Powerheart, Cardiovive, CardioLife models): Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #46, March 2010

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Cardiac Science Corporation and FDA notified healthcare professionals and consumers of a recall because the automated external defibrillator (AED) may not be able to deliver therapy during a cardiac resuscitation attempt, which may lead to serious adverse events or death. These AEDs were manufactured in a way that makes them potentially susceptible to failure under certain conditions.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (Powerheart, Cardiovive, CardioLife models): Recall. February 9, 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm200138.htm


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