CO2 Multi Absorber by Vital Signs Devices: Field Corrective Action
MedSun: Newsletter #91, January 2014
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert
Vital Signs Devices, a GE Healthcare Company, has initiated a voluntary field corrective action of the disposable Multi Absorber Original after becoming aware of a potential safety issue due to air leakage associated with the CO2 Multi Absorber. The Multi Absorber Original may have a thin wall condition which may lead to small holes in the water (drain tube). This may result in a loss of anesthetic gases, ventilation and oxygenation. Vital Signs is following up with all customers and will replace all affected units at no cost to customers.
CO2 Multi Absorber by Vital Signs Devices: Field Corrective Action. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. January 1, 2014.