Philips Healthcare HeartStart Automated External Defibrillators (AED): Safety Communication
MedSun: Newsletter #90, December 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA issued a safety communication on HeartStart automated external defibrillators from Philips Healthcare. Affected devices may be unable to deliver needed defibrillator shock in a cardiac emergency situation. All owners of the Philips HeartStart AEDs should contact Philips Healthcare immediately at 1-800-263-3342, and select option 5 for technical support.

Additional Information:

HeartStart Automated External Defibrillators (AED) From Philips Healthcare: Safety Communication. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. December 3, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm377446.htm


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