Safety Alert for Argus infusion pump

According to National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), this safety alert involved a device in Colombia that was produced by Codan Argus AG.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Safety alert
  • Event ID
  • Event Number
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Colombian data is current through June 2019. All of the data comes from the National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), 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 Colombia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    The manufacturer reports that they have detected the continuous appearance and error message "8123 8129" in the aforementioned equipment, possibly derived from the line of the intravenous set used, which may lead to the occurrence of potentially adverse events or patient delays. process of infusion.


  • Model / Serial
    CODAN 717V
  • Product Description
    Equipment for intravenous administration of solutions. It can be used in standard applications that require a high degree of security, as well as in special therapies
  • Manufacturer