Recall of MEDRAD Continuum Infusion PumpSystems ditributed prior to March 2008

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Imaxeon Pty Ltd.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class I
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Bayer healthcare is recalling brackets used to mount the continuum pump on the iv pole distributed with non-wireless versions of medrad continuum mr infusion systems prior to march 2008. these brackets are being recalled because of a potential safety risk in the mri environment associated with locking pins which may become damaged and not restrain the pump from being attracted to the mri magnet.
  • Action
    Imaxeon is requesting their customers to inspect their bracket immediately. If a bracket has a damaged pin end users are advised to cease use immediately and remove from the MR scan room. Undamaged brackets should be inspected every time a Continuum Pump is installed or removed until a replacemnt bracket is supplied.



  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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