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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 19, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62328
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Philips Healthcare Inc.
City Andover
State MA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-06-20
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of : AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ARGENTINA ARUBA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BELGIUM BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOWINA BRAZIL BRUNEI DARUSSALAM BULGARIA CAMBODIA CANADA CHILE CHINA COLOMBIA COSTA RICA CROATIA (local name: Hrvatska) CYPRUS CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK ECUADOR EGYPT EL SALVADOR ESTONIA ETHIOPIA FINLAND FRANCE GERMANY GREECE GUADELOUPE HONG KONG ICELAND INDIA INDONESIA IRAQ IRELAND ISRAEL ITALY JAPAN JORDAN KENYA KOREA, REPUBLIC OF KUWAIT LAOS LATVIA LEBANON LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA LITHUANIA LUXEMBOURG MACAU MACEDONIA MALAYSIA MALTA MEXICO MOROCCO NAMIBIA NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS ANTILLES NEW CALEDONIA NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA NIGERIA NORWAY OMAN PAKISTAN PANAMA PAPUA NEW GUINEA PARAGUAY PERU PHILIPPINES POLAND PORTUGAL PUERTO RICO QATAR REUNION ROMANIA RUSSIAN FEDERATION SAUDI ARABIA SINGAPORE SLOVENIA SOUTH AFRICA SPAIN SRI LANKA SWEDEN SWITZERLAND TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF THAILAND TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TUNISIA TURKEY UGANDA UKRAINE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNITED KINGDOM UZBEKISTAN VENEZUELA VIET NAM YEMEN

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Philips HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillators Models: M3535A and M3536A, M3536J, M3536M, M3536MC, M3536M1, M3536M2, M3536M3, M3536M4, M3536M5, M3536M6 The Heartstart MRx is for use for the termination of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. The device is for use by qualified medical personnel trained in the operation of the device and qualified by training in basic life support, advanced cardiac support, or defibrillation. It must be used by or on the order of a physician Philips HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillators manufactured prior to June 2012 and used in external transport and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) environments, distributed worldwide Class II Therapy Cable Connection wear may lead to a malfunction in detection of defibrillation pads/paddles therapy Cables 58,701 units Z-2347-2012
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