Recall of AutoPulse Resuscitation System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Zoll Circulation, 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 Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Compressor, cardiac, external - Product Code DRM
  • Reason
    Complaints associated with an unexpected stop in autopulse compressions.
  • Action
    Zoll sent Customer Notification letters dated August 8, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. Contact Zoll Technical Support Line at 1 (800) 348-9011 for further assistance.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution.
  • Product Description
    AutoPulse Resuscitation System Model 100, || Mfg by:Zoll Circulation || Sunnyvale, CA. || The AutoPulse Model 100 Automatic Mechanical Chest compressor is intended to be used as an adjunct to manual CPR, on adult patients only, in cases of clinical death as defined by lack of spontaneous breathing and pulse.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Zoll Circulation, Inc., 650 Almanor Ave, Sunnyvale CA 94085-3513
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source