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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 24, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description The GemStar Pump is a small and lightweight, single channel infusion device designed for use in the home, in the hospital, or anywhere electronic infusion is required. The GemStar Pump can be powered by AC mains adaptor, rechargeable battery pack, docking station, or two disposable AA alkaline batteries. When powered by batteries, The GemStar Pump is ideal for ambulatory patients.
Recall Number Z-1116-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info List Numbers: 13000, 13100, 13150
Product Distributed Qty 1) List Number 13000: 25,119 pumps; 2) List Number 13100: 185 pumps; 3) List Number 13150: 13,497 pumps
Reason For Recall During infusions of 2.0 mL/hr the motor assembly may rotate backwards capturing additional medication resulting in over-infusion.

Event Detail

Event Id 64841
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Hospira Inc.
City Lake Forest
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-21
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Chile and Colombia.
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