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Date Initiated by Firm April 13, 2016
Date Posted May 12, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 17, 2017
Recall Number Z-1577-2016
Recall Event ID 73701
510(K)Number K123690  
Product Classification Analyzer, gas, carbon-dioxide, gaseous-phase - Product Code CCK
Product Battery Pack Used with the Capnostream"20 and Capnostream"20p Patient Monitor, Battery Packs Model Number - 016400, 010520.
Battery Pack used with the Capnostream"20 and Capnostream"20p Patient Monitor. The battery pack powers the monitor when AC power is not available or when monitoring is required during intra-hospital transfer of patients. The Capnostream"20 and Capnostream"20p is a combined capnograph/pulse oximeter monitor and its accessories are intended to provide professionally trained health care providers with continuous, non-invasive measurement and monitoring of carbon dioxide concentration of the expired and inspired breath and respiration rate, and with continuous non-invasive monitoring of functional oxygen saturation of arterial hemoglobin (SpO2) and pulse rate. It is intended for use with neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients in hospitals, hospital-type facilities, and intra-hospital transport environments
Code Information Product # 016400; All SNs, irrespective of production date. Product # 010520; All SNs with production date starting 14.14
Recalling Firm/
6135 Gunbarrel Ave
Boulder CO 80301-3214
For Additional Information Contact Kae Miller
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Medtronic Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions Announces a Voluntary Recall of a Battery Pack Used with the Capnostream"20 and Capnostream"20p Patient Monitor Due to the Battery Pack Might Experience Thermal Runaway with the Potential of Fire Risk to the Monitor.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process change control
Action Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated April 2016, by postal mail or courier to all affected customers. The letter instructed users to remove and properly dispose of current batteries. If product was further distributed customers were instructed to forward the recall letter. Customers were asked to completed and return the Acknowledgement and Receipt Form by fax or email. Customers with questions should contact Technical Services at 800-635-5267, option 1, ten 1 and 1 or by email at HQTSWEB@COVIDIEN.com. For questions regarding this recall call 303-876-8859.
Quantity in Commerce 9,817 batteries (8,170 with monitors and 1,647 as spare parts)
Distribution Nationwide Distribution to AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY. Product was also distributed worldwide. There is 1 VA customer.
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 = CCK and Original Applicant = ORIDION MEDICAL 1987 LTD.