Field Safety Notices about Bio-Cal Temperature Controller

According to Ministry of Health, State Institute for Drug Control, Coordination Center for Departmental Medical Information Systems, this field safety notices involved a device in Czech Republic that was produced by Medtronic Inc..

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
  • Event ID
    1500
  • Date
    2018-03-23
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
    MHSIDCCCDMIS
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Czech data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Czech Public Registry of Medical Devices, 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 data from the U.S. and the Czech Republic.
  • Extra notes in the data

Device

  • Model / Serial
    Model Number: 370, 370I
  • Product Description
    Electromechanical medical devices
  • Manufacturer

Manufacturer

  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturer comment
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
  • Source
    MHSIDCCCDMIS