Recall of GE CARESCAPE Respiratory Modules E-sCO, E-sCOV, E-sCAiO, E-sCAiOV, E-sCAiOE, E-sCAiOVE

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by GE Healthcare Finland Oy.

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: GE Healthcare Limited, 8 Tangihua Street, Auckland 1010
  • Reason
    Displayed et-/fi o2 values may be incorrect. a random deviation from the allowed tolerance limits of an o2 sensor component in the carescape respiratory modules, the airway gas option and their respective service exchange units could cause up to 50% measurement error in et-/fi o2 values. an incorrect et- /fi o2 value could lead to a potential hypoxic situation or impaired clinical decision making.
  • Action
    Product to be modified


  • Model / Serial
    Model: Modules E-sCO, E-sCOV, E-sCAiO, E-sCAiOV, E-sCAiOE, E-sCAiOVE, Affected:
  • Manufacturer