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Class 2 Device Recall MiniMed 620G Insulin Pump

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  Class 2 Device Recall MiniMed 620G Insulin Pump see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 25, 2015
Date Posted December 17, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 05, 2016
Recall Number Z-0437-2016
Recall Event ID 72352
Product Classification Pump, infusion, insulin, to be used with invasive glucose sensor - Product Code OYC
Product MiniMed 620G, 3.0mL mg/dL, Model No. MMT-1710

The MiniMed 620G and MiniMed 640G insulin pump systems are indicated for the continuous delivery of insulin, at set and variable rates, for the management of diabetes mellitus in persons requiring insulin. In addition, the pump system is indicated for continuous monitoring of glucose levels in the fluid under the skin, and possible low and high blood glucose episodes.
Code Information NG1019903H NG1019906H NG1019907H NG1019909H NG1019914H NG1019915H NG1019916H NG1019918H NG1019921H NG1019922H NG1019923H NG1019925H NG1019926H NG1019928H NG1019930H NG1019931H NG1019932H NG1019933H NG1019935H NG1019937H NG1019939H NG1019940H NG1019943H NG1019944H NG1019946H NG1019949H NG1019950H NG1019953H NG1019966H NG1019971H NG1019975H NG1019976H NG1019979H NG1019981H NG1019989H NG1019997H NG1019999H NG1020001H NG1020006H NG1020007H NG1020012H NG1020015H NG1020017H NG1020018H NG1020019H NG1020020H NG1020022H NG1020023H NG1020026H NG1020027H NG1020028H NG1020029H NG1020031H 
Recalling Firm/
Medtronic MiniMed Inc.
18000 Devonshire St
Northridge CA 91325-1219
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The pump drive motors may experience a malfunction which would result in a pump error message alarm notifying you that insulin is no longer being delivered. Possible cause is either lack of greasing or deficient greasing in a ball bearing assembly of the motor.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification dated September 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The letters stated that the pump drive motors may experience a malfunction which would result in a pump error message alarm notifying the patient that insulin is no longer being delivered. The letters also inform the customers of what actions are to be taken. Customers with questions are instructed to contact Medtronic MiniMed's customer support team. For further questions please call (818) 576-4700.
Quantity in Commerce 53 units
Distribution Internationally Distribution only to the countries of : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.