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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 11, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Plum XL, Micro Macro Plum XL3 with data port, and Micro Macro Plum XL with data port infusion pumps, indicated for intravenous, arterial, short-term epidural, and parenteral administration of general I.V. fluids, medications, nutritional fluids, and blood/blood products to patients in hospital and home care environments.
Recall Number Z-1703-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info List Number: 11555; Serial Numbers: All. List Number: 11855; Serial Numbers: All. List Number: 11859; Serial Numbers: All.
Product Distributed Qty List Number 11555: 17,887 pumps; List Number 11855: 1,292 pumps; List Number 11859: 147,399 pumps
Reason For Recall There is the potential for the door roller assembly on the Plum LifeCare 5000 Series and Plum XL families of infusers to break. In the event of a broken door roller pin, the door cannot appropriately lock the cassette in the right position. Depending on the conditions of a broken door roller pin, a number of events can occur. The door cannot be closed or a cassette/door alarm or a false occlusion alarm might be triggered. Broken door roller pins can also cause the cassette door to be very loosely seated and, when jostled, may come out of position and stop infusion in the middle of therapy. And lastly, when the cassette door is opened, the cassette door mechanism may not fully clamp the IV tubing.

Event Detail

Event Id 67453
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Hospira Inc.
City Lake Forest
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-01-24
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA nationwide including District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands; Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Yemen.
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