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Class 1 Device Recall LIFESPARC Controller

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Date Initiated by Firm July 21, 2022
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 08, 2023
Recall Number Z-1763-2022
Recall Event ID 90755
510(K)Number K183623  
Product Classification Control, pump speed, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWA
Product TANDEM LIFE LivaNova LIFESPARC Controller;
Controller and Accessories Model 5900-0000;
Controller Only Model 5900-0001. For circulatory or cardiopulmonary bypass.
Code Information Model 5900-0000 - UDI-DI: 00814112020562 Model 5900-0001 - UDI-DI: 00814112020623 Serial No.: C00115, C50232, C50253, C50403, C00195, C50619, C50623, C50161, C50167, C50388, C50432, C50505, C00189, C50437, C50671, C50690, C50362, C50648, C00048, C00087, C00149, C50274, C50506, C50308, C50319, C00040, C00107, C50160, C50016, C50604, C50493, C50355, C00126, C00155, C50113, C00041, C00135, C00042, C00035, C50012, C50019, C00176, C50386, C00052, C00076, C00092, C50490, C00095, C50149, C00182, C50392, C50337, C50451, C50306, C50460, C50512, C50082, C50092, C50174, C00151, C50328, C50349, C50111, C50501, C00157, C50363, C50353, C50476, C50212, C50219, C50350, C00174, C00006, C50076, C50105, C50235, C50613, C50197, C50375, C50463, C50517, C50632, C50662, C00199, C00205, C50699, C50269, C50398, C50618, C50645, C50100, C50101, C50626, C50204, C50266, C50330, C50031, C50050, C50241, C50524, C50181, C50365, C00038, C50237, C00190, C50598, C50005, C50213, C50214, C50283, C00143, C50287, C50288, C50259, C50285, C50270, C50639, C00158, C50357, C50601, C50289, C50059, C50065, C50043, C50037, C50072, C50096, C50153, C50140, C50703, C50391, C50536, C50682, C50314, C50354, C50470, C50409, C50526, C50146, C50225, C50226, C50001, C50090, C00169, C00023, C00161, C50224, C50230, C50254, C50458, C50525, C50581, C50591, C50378, C50428, C50466, C50539, C50303, C00063, C00071, C50211, C50229, C50280, C00167, C50374, C50387, C00141, C00136, C00145, C50312, C00073, C50243, C00150, C50222, C50343, C50425, C00053, C00057, C50652, C00113, C00114, C50038, C50247, C50651, C50521, C00072, C50485, C50492, C50057, C50126, C00152, C50530, C00086, C00094, C00181, C50389, C50399, C50453, C50169, C50148, C00148, C50456, C50015, C00098, C50465, C50448, C00179, C50406, C50026, C50044, C50162, C00016, C50056, C50170, C50042, C50058, C00039, C00078, C00093, C00089, C50157, C50234, C50236, C50318, C50395, C00166, C50327, C50356, C50410, C50471, C50262, C50385, C50195, C50196, C00132, C00130, C50381, C50436, C50435, C50047, C50055, C50064, C50429, C50370, C50377, C50486, C50627, C50664, C50066, C50078, C50468, C50093, C00129, C50186, C50338, C50483, C50216, C50077, C50108, C00180, C50414, C00079, C00172, C50248, C50257, C50592, C50640, C00083, C50041, C50364, C50452, C50074, C50479, C50575, C00201, C50046, C50326, C50498, C50430, C50438, C50607, C50018, C50175, C50014, C00144, C50477, C50418, C50267, C50119, C00128, C50024, C50185, C50256, C50290, C00165, C50400, C50508, C00015, C00044, C00045, C50344, C50631, C50649, C50635, C50182, C50198, C50251, C50503, C50084, C50122, C50130, C50115, C50228, C00184, C50507, C50087, C50532, C50188, C50104, C50531, C00051, C50051, C50123, C50294, C50444, C50600, C50271, C50272, C50296, C50313, C50279, C00138, C50194, C00054, C00081, C50376, C50624, C50630, C00171, C50434, C50457, C00175, C50599, C50263, C50497, C50496, C50494, C50322, C50411, C50107, C00146, C50089, C50473, C50176, C50307, C00194, C50171, C50459, C50616, C50636, C50647, C00085, C00137, C00139, C50298, C50348, C50215, C50351, C50667, C50663, C50641, C50120, C50109, C50537, C50145, C50514, C00109, C50035, C50010, C50080, C00046, C50393, C50397, C50446, C50462, C50644, C50657, C50656, C50439, C50449, C50334, C50052, C50062, C50190, C50300, C00163, C00164, C00043, C00082, C50033, C00156, C00080, C50070, C50003, C50004, C50020, C50191, C50187, C50405, C50422, C50511, C50116, C50184, C50143, C50154, C50060, C50063, C50299, C50379, C50488, C50331, C00183, C50136, C50139, C50177, C50141, C00178, C50582, C00088, C50025, C50193, C50495, C50007, C50110, C50164, C00168, C00050, C50221, C50489, C50596, C00206, C50685, C50584, C50673, C50324, C50345, C50382, C50320, C50472, C50474, C50183, C50205, C50323, C50440, C00192, C50629, C50579, C50646, C50661, C50589, C50321, C50424, C50192, C50220, C50252, C50402, C00066, C00101, C50481, C50029, C50217, C50233, C50467, C00049, C00062, C00200, C00204, C00068, C00034, C50255, C50342, C50309, C50361, C50006, C50048, C50036, C50068, C50401, C50333, C50081, C50049, C50103, C50346, C50347, C50519, C50152, C50297, C50369, C50373, C50189, C50292, C50316, C50528, C50620, C50246, C50242, C00056, C00077, C00160, C50595, C50594, C50311, C50304, C50121, C50454, C50239, C50273, C50282, C50416, C50621, C50504, C50441, C50587, C00154, C50227, C50368, C50478, C00170, C00173, C50339, C00153, C00159, C50264, C50396, C00055, C00105, C50284, C50605, C50132, C50583, C50231, C50240, C50461, C50352, C50383, C50527, C00112, C50028, C50013, C50159, C50455, C50295, C00074, C50201
Recalling Firm/
Cardiac Assist, Inc
240 Alpha Dr
Pittsburgh PA 15238-2906
For Additional Information Contact Deanna Wilke
281-228-7434 Ext. 227
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Critical Failure of the LifeSPARC controller when the software freezes or crashes and the screen does not display data.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action On July 21, 2022, the recalling firm notified impacted customers through mailed letters. Customers were instructed to use Operations Manual revision 15 and to discard all previous revisions of the Operations Manuals.
Quantity in Commerce 723 units (484 currently in field)
Distribution US Nationwide distribution.
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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DWA and Original Applicant = CardiacAssist Inc