Recall Or Safety Alert for ATAR ™ extension cable for external pacemaker, model 53912; Reusable ATAR ™ extension cable, model 53912A, included with external pacemaker model 5391; Disposable ATAR ™ extension cord for external pacemaker, model 53912D.

According to Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios (Via FOI), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Spain that was produced by N/A.

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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
    Recall / Safety Alert
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
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  • Notes / Alerts
    The data from Spain is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios, 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 Spain.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    Withdrawal from the market of all batches and serial numbers of the described models distributed by Medtronic, due to the possibility that the ATAR extension cables are detached from the connector at the proximal end by fracturing the cable, causing the interruption of the stimulation.


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