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Class 1 Device Recall smiths medical Medfusion

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  Class 1 Device Recall smiths medical Medfusion see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 19, 2023
Date Posted February 01, 2024
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0863-2024
Recall Event ID 93754
510(K)Number K040899  
Product Classification Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
Product smiths medical Medfusion Model 3500 Syringe pump
Code Information All Medfusion Model 3500 pumps with software v3.X, v4.X, and v5.0.0 and was addressed in software v6.0.0 (2012) and all subsequent versions.
Recalling Firm/
Smiths Medical ASD Inc.
6000 Nathan Ln N
Minneapolis MN 55442-1690
For Additional Information Contact Field Corrections
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Medfusion syringe pumps, with software versions before v6.0.0, may have the following issues:1. Delivery During Motor Not Running High Priority Alarm, 2. Infusion Restarted with Incorrect Parameters, 3. Screen Lock, 4. Interruption of Bolus or Loading Dose Delivery, 5. Pump Displays Incorrect Bolus/Loading Dose, 6. Loading/Bolus Dose Below the Minimum Recommended Rate, 7. Motor Rate Error, 8. Incorrect Recall Last Settings, 9. Corrupt Configuration, 10. Auto Lock, 11. Toolbox Configuration Loading Dose Time Values. Smiths Medical corrected all issues included in this notification in previous software updates and the corrections were carried forward into all subsequent software releases. Please ensure you have the most recent Medfusion software (v6.0.0) installed on your pumps.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software Design Change
Action Smiths Medical issued an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRRECTION notice to its consignees on 12/16/2023 by letter delivered via traceable means. The notice explained the issues with the pumps, the potential risks involved with their use, and requested the following actions be taken: 1. Locate all affected pumps in your possession and ensure all users or potential users of these devices are immediately made aware of this notification and proposed mitigations. Please ensure you have the most recent Medfusion software installed on your pumps. 2. Complete and return the attached Response Form to smithsmedical8045@sedgwick.com within ten days of receipt to acknowledge your understanding of this notification. 3. DISTRIBUTORS: If you have distributed potentially affected products to your customers, please immediately forward this notice to them. Request that they complete the response form and return it to smithsmedical8045@sedgwick.com. Inquires: To report adverse events or product complaints: Global Complaint Management, globalcomplaints@icumed.com, 1-(866)-216-8806 Additional information or technical assistance: Technical Support, icumed.custhelp.com/app/market-action Questions about this Field Correction Notice: Field Corrections, icumed.custhelp.com/app/market-action
Quantity in Commerce 93177 pumps
Distribution worldwide
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 = FRN and Original Applicant = MEDEX, INC.