Recall of CareFusion Alaris Syringe Infusion pump

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by CareFusion 303 Inc.

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 Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, 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 New Zealand.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Recalling Organisation: CareFusion New Zealand 313 Limited, Unit 14, 13 Highbrook Drive, East Tamaki, AUCKLAND
  • Reason
    Carefusion has identified an issue with the alaris syringe pump module 8110 because the channel error will cause an audible and visual alarm on the alaris pc unit and a channel error on the alaris syringe. once cleared on the pcu the syringe module remains unresponsive to key presses. this error could occur during an infusion causing an interruption of infusion.
  • Action
    Product to be modified