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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 28, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Lithium Ion Battery M4605A and M4607A for use with IntelliVue Patient Monitors. The monitor is used for monitoring and recording of, and to generate alarms for, multiple physiological parameters.
Recall Number Z-1628-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Patient Monitor Product numbers M3002A, M8102A, M8105A, M8001A, M8002A, M8003A, M8004A, M8027A, M8001AU, M8002AU, M8003AU, and M8004AU with software releases up to and including G.0.
Product Distributed Qty 188,520 devices
Reason For Recall The risk of battery failure increases with age, when a battery remains in use longer than 3 years after date of manufacture or 500 charge-discharge cycles. Such failure can result in overheating that in rare cases can cause the battery to ignite or explode.

Event Detail

Event Id 67923
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Philips Medical Systems, Inc.
City Andover
State MA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-04-04
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - Including US Nationwide, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Netherlands, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, China, Slovakia, Sweden, and Turkey.