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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 31, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Philips HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator, Model numbers M3535A, M3536A, M3536J, M3536M, M3536MC, M3536M2, M3536M4, M3536M5, M3536M6 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
Recall Number Z-1797-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Serial numbers ranging from: US00100100 to US00567299 (serial numbers of the HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator are printed on the primary label on the back of the MRx in battery bay B)
Product Distributed Qty 66,150 units
Reason For Recall The MRx may deliver a non-synchronized cardioversion shock resulting in the delivery of incorrect therapy, which may induce ventricular fibrillation.

Event Detail

Event Id 65468
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Philips Healthcare Inc.
City Andover
State MA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-06-19
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and countries of: AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ARGENTINA ARUBA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BELGIUM BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOWINA BRAZIL BRUNEI DARUSSALAM BULGARIA CAMBODIA 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 KAZAKHSTAN KENYA KOREA, REPUBLIC OF KUWAIT LAOS LATVIA LEBANON LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA LITHUANIA LUXEMBOURG MACAU MACEDONIA MALAYSIA MALTA MEXICO MONGOLIA MOROCCO NAMIBIA NEPAL NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS ANTILLES NEW CALEDONIA NEW ZEALAND NICARAGUA NIGERIA NORWAY OMAN PAKISTAN PALESTINE PANAMA PAPUA NEW GUINEA PARAGUAY PERU PHILIPPINES POLAND PORTUGAL PUERTO RICO QATAR REUNION ROMANIA RUSSIAN FEDERATION SAUDI ARABIA SERBIA 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 and YEMEN.
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