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Class 1 Device Recall CARDIOHELP Emergency Drive

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  Class 1 Device Recall CARDIOHELP Emergency Drive see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 10, 2023
Date Posted December 07, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0420-2024
Recall Event ID 93197
510(K)Number K133598  
Product Classification Console, heart-lung machine, cardiopulmonary bypass - Product Code DTQ
Product CARDIOHELP Emergency Drive, Part Numbers 701048002 and 701076205. The CARDIOHELP System is a blood oxygenation and carbon dioxide removal system.
Code Information Part No. 701048002: UDI - 04037691643526; Serial Numbers 90425259 to 90425748 (Excluding 90425438, 90425443, 90425568, 90425570, 90425588, 90425716) [***Updated 1/8/24 to include Serial numbers 90421507, 90421980, 90424277. Serial numbers 90425366 and 90423121 are additionally included in the scope due to internal complaints, but these units were corrected prior to the field action initiation and therefore are not included in customer notification***] Part No. 701076205: No UDI; Serial Numbers 90425438, 90425443, 90425568, 90425570, 90425588, 90425716, 90425747, 90425748
Recalling Firm/
Maquet Medical Systems USA
45 Barbour Pond Dr
Wayne NJ 07470-2094
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Marylou Insinga
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Product removal due to possible blocking or impairment of the CARDIOHELP Emergency Drive. This issue can lead to the patient being exposed to inappropriate low blood flow. Potential associated harms are ischemia and hypoxia.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action On October 10, 2023, the firm issued an Urgent Medical Device Removal letter to all affected consignees. Customers should examine their inventory to determine if they have any affected CARDIOHELP Emergency Drives in their inventory. A representative from Getinge will contact customers to ensure they have received the recall information and have taken the necessary actions. Getinge will arrange the supply of loaner replacements where needed and arrange for the return of affected devices for repair. " You may also request loaner Emergency Drive(s) from Getinge Technical Support at (888) 943-8872 (select option 4,2,1), Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) " If you have affected product that is currently being used in patient treatment, inform Getinge immediately at (888) 943-8872, option 1, option 1. Please ensure that an alternate means of emergency support is available at all times, which may include a nonaffected Emergency Drive (if available) or a fully charged backup CARDIOHELP console. If you have any questions, please contact Getinge Technical Support at (888) 943-8872 (select option 4,2,1), Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone). ***Updated 1/8/24*** Additional serial numbers were added to the scope.
Quantity in Commerce Updated 1/8/24 - 1858 Total distributed in U.S.; 69 Total affected units in U.S.
Distribution US Nationwide - Worldwide Distribution: Domestic distribution to: AL, CA, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SC, VA Foreign distribution to: Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, 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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = DTQ and Original Applicant = MAQUET CARDIOPULMONARY AG