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Class 2 Device Recall Hospira

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Date Initiated by Firm March 19, 2013
Date Posted November 24, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 09, 2016
Recall Number Z-0422-2015
Recall Event ID 69505
510(K)Number K060806  
Product Classification Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
Product GemStar infusion pump, list numbers 13086 and 13087, GemStar infusion pump (pain management) list number 13088.

Product Usage
The pump is suitable for intravenous, arterial, subcutaneous, short-term epidural infusion and parenteral administration of general I.V. fluids, medications, nutritional fluids, and blood/blood products. The epidural route is recommended to provide anesthesia or administer analgesia for periods up to 96 hours.
Code Information List Numbers: 13086, 13087, 13088; Serial Numbers: All Serial Numbers
Recalling Firm/
Hospira Inc.
275 N Field Dr
Lake Forest IL 60045-2579
For Additional Information Contact Mr. Michael B. Johannesen
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Some patients are obtaining access to the dosage reset codes required to change the settings on GemStar infusion pumps and are subsequently changing the infusion rate set by their doctors. Patients are obtaining access to these codes via website sponsors by downloading the GemStar User/Service Manual featured on the sponsors' websites. The GemStar User/Service Manual should be removed from these w
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Hospira sent a letters dated March 19, 2013 to Internet website sponsors to request removal of the GemStar User/Service Manual from their websites as soon as possible. The Internet website sponsors were requested to return a confirmation form after removing the GemStar User Service Manual from their site. For questions call 224-212-2891.
Quantity in Commerce Not Applicable
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US: Nationwide and the countries of Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Icelanofd, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, 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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = FRN and Original Applicant = HOSPIRA, INC.