Recall of Maquet Atrium Chest Drains

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

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: Maquet Australia Pty Ltd (NZ), 12G Andromeda Cres East Tamaki, Auckland 2013
  • Reason
    Atrium chest drains manufactured after october 18, 2016 will contain a new warning label that identifies the pouch as not being a sterile barrier and warns the user that only the chest drain can be entered into the sterile field.
  • Action
    Instructions for use to be updated


  • Model / Serial
    Model: , Affected: Atrium Ocean, Oasis, Express and Express Mini Chest Drains
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source