Safety Alert for 100 mL Burette Set Convertible Pin, 77 inch

According to Department of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Hong Kong that was produced by Hospira Inc.

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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
    Safety alert
  • Date
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  • Notes / Alerts
    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), 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 Hong Kong.
    ICU Medical, Inc. acquired from Pfizer in early 2017, Hospira Infusion Systems, the portion of Hospira dedicated to develop infusion pumps.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
  • Reason
    Medical device safety alert: hospira 100 ml burette set convertible pin, 77 inch health canada has posted a medical safety alert concerning the 100ml burette set, convertible pin, 77inch [model no.: 12722001; serial no.: 960985h], manufactured by hospira inc. according to health canada, there is potential for the float valve (automatic shut off valve) to stick to the burette wall causing the burette port to remain open after administration of intravenous fluid solutions. consequently, there is potential to deliver air to patient. for details, please visit the following health canada website: http://www.Hc-sc.Gc.Ca/dhp-mps/compli-conform/recall-retrait/ _list/rec-ret_md-im_date_july-sept_2012-eng.Php if you are in possession of the affected products, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 22 august 2012.


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  • Product Description
    Medical Device Safety Alert: Hospira 100 mL Burette Set Convertible Pin, 77 inch
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  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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