• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Class 2 Device Recall HomeSafe AutoAlert Pendant, AAHB, or AutoAlert Fall Detector

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail
Super Search Devices@FDA
510(k) | DeNovo | Registration & Listing | Adverse Events | Recalls | PMA | HDE | Classification | Standards
CFR Title 21 | Radiation-Emitting Products | X-Ray Assembler | Medsun Reports | CLIA | TPLC

New Search Back to Search Results
  Class 2 Device Recall HomeSafe AutoAlert Pendant, AAHB, or AutoAlert Fall Detector see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 13, 2017
Create Date April 06, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 16, 2019
Recall Number Z-1316-2018
Recall Event ID 79010
510(K)Number K914103  
Product Classification System, communication, powered - Product Code ILQ
Product HomeSafe AutoAlert Pendant works in conjunction with a compatible Lifeline communicator.
Code Information Model FD100 HomeSafe AutoAlert Pendants with Reference Number 300000219841 and 300000219851  All materials with R and UR prefixes remanufactured between 07-28 -2017 and 1 1-06-20 17; 100% of this material (UDI) are affected. 
Recalling Firm/
Lifeline Systems Company
111 Lawrence St
Framingham MA 01702-8156
For Additional Information Contact Janina Sadlowski,
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A programing error in some Model FD100 HomeSafe AutoAlert Pendants will render the fall detection feature inoperable.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software Manufacturing/Software Deployment
Action Firm has contacted all recipients and informed them of an issue that affects Philips Lifeline AutoAlert help button from automatically signaling the Lifeline Response Center for help in the event of a fall. Further instructed them that they would need to press the Lifeline Help Button in order to connect with the emergency response center. They then instruct them to return their inventory for replacement. New AAHB Replacements will be provided when available. Philips will work with the Programs to ensure buttons swaps are completed.
Quantity in Commerce 20201
Distribution US and Canada 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 = ILQ and Original Applicant = LIFELINE SYSTEMS, INC.