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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 24, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description LifeShield; Sterile; Rx only; List No. 19666-28; SYMBIQ PUMP SET, CONVERTIBLE PIN, PIGGYBACK, 2 CLAVES PORTS AND OPTION LOK, NON-DEHP; NOMINAL LENGTH: 97 IN (249 CM); PRIMING VOLUME: 14 ML; For the administration of I.V. fluids; Made in Costa Rica; Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045 USA The Hospira Symbiq Infusion System is a general infusion system which provides IV infusion across the general spectrum of clinical care. The Symbiq pumps are standard sized pumps which are typically facility-based infusion pumps which may be used to deliver continuous and/or intermittent infusions to a variety of patient populations.
Recall Number Z-1751-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info List Number: 19666-04-28; Lot Number: 87-188-5H
Product Distributed Qty 14,400 units
Reason For Recall Hospira has received reports of customers experiencing air-in-line alarms related to administration sets that have a drip chamber with a ball valve. Preliminary investigation findings found that there is a potential for the ball valve to not seal the drip chamber as intended, leading to air in the line of the administration set.

Event Detail

Event Id 65647
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Hospira Inc.
City Lake Forest
State IL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-06-18
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) including the states of IA, IL, MN, SD and WA., and Costa Rica.
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