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Class 2 Device Recall Maquet Cardiopulmonary Heater Cooler Unit HCU30 Type 2

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  Class 2 Device Recall Maquet Cardiopulmonary Heater Cooler Unit HCU30 Type 2 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 13, 2015
Date Posted January 05, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 07, 2017
Recall Number Z-0589-2016
Recall Event ID 72652
510(K)Number K031544  
Product Classification Controller, temperature, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DWC
Product Maquet HCU 30 Coolant Type R134A Filling weight 250 g 120 V 50-60 Hz 1920 W

Product Usage: The Heater Cooler Unit (HCU) 30 is intended to circulate water through heat exchange circuits to warm or cool a patient during short duration cardiopulmonary bypass procedures lasting 6 hours or less.
Code Information HCU 30 Base Unit 100 - 120 V, Model Number 704629/70103.4371 HCU 30 Base Unit 200 - 240 V, Model Number 704631/70103.4642 HCU 30 Base Unit Canadian/US, Model Number 705501/70103.4653 Heater Cooler Unit 30 with Serial Number <93101480  The affected power supply boards have serial numbers less than 107006001.
Recalling Firm/
Maquet Cardiovascular Us Sales, Llc
45 Barbour Pond Drive
Wayne NJ 07470
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Failure of the HEATER-COOLER UNIT (HCU 30) Type 2 power supply board. A drop of more than 10% voltage can cause overheating and subsequent failing of the R56 thermistor of the power supply board. Board failure typically occurs when the compressor is switched on (prior to patient use); however, it can occur during patient use. This can shut down the compressor or the entire HCU 30 Type 2 unit.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action MAQUET sent "Product Recall Urgent Medical Device Field Correction" notices and "Medical Device Field Correction Response Forms" dated 11/13/2015 via UPS to affected customers. The notification identified the issue and how to identify the affected unit. The notification instructed customers to always keep a replacement heater-cooler unit on standby in the event of a unit failure; complete the attached Field Correction Response form (fax to 1.973.629.1518 or email to HCU30@maquet.com; and that they would be contacted by a representative of the Maquet Service Team to schedule an onsite service to determine if the power supply board in their HCU 30 Type 2 unit is affected adn replace the power supply board as necessary. If the customer had any questions they are instructed to contact their Maquet Service Representative or Maquet Technical Support at 1.888.627.8383 (Press option 3, followed by Option 1 and then option 1 again), Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.
Quantity in Commerce 100 Units (distributed in United States)
Distribution United States 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 = DWC and Original Applicant = JOSTRA AB