Recall of Laerdal Suction Unit

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

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: Laerdal (New Zealand) Ltd, Unit O, Cain Commerical Centre, 20 Cain Road, Penrose
  • Reason
    The on/off functionality in the lcsu 4 is controlled by electronic components. one of these components might be damaged. the damage occurs over time when the unit is connected to a power source (battery or external power source), but is not related to frequency of use.
  • Action
    Manufacturer to issue advice regarding use


  • Model / Serial
    Model: , Affected: LCSU4, 300ml Complete Unit, LCSU 4, 800ml Complete Unit
  • Manufacturer