Recall of GE Compact Airway Modules E-CO, E-COV, E-COVX, E-CAiO, E-CAiOV and E-CAiOVX

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
    Loosening of the gas sampling pump hex screw in the module pump unit may lead to pump failure that may cause loss of respiratory airway gas parameter monitoring. if this issue occurs, the monitor will show an alarm note on monitor screen of either "low gas sample flow" or "check sample gas out".
  • Action
    Product to be modified


  • Model / Serial
    Model: Models: E-CO, E-COV, E-COVX, E-CAiO, E-CAiOV and E-CAiOVX, Affected:
  • Manufacturer