Recall of Baxter Colleague CX Infusion Pumps

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Baxter Healthcare Corp..

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 1
  • 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
    Infusion Pumps - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    Some of the pumps were upgraded by one service technician who failed to replace prisms and batteries as required in the upgrade.
  • Action
    The affected hospitals were sent an Urgent Colleague Deployment Correction letter dated 8/15/07 via overnight mail. The hospitals were informed that some of the Colleague pumps at their facility may not have been completely upgraded to include all the necessary components required as part of Baxter's Corrective Action Plan (CAP). The hospitals were provided a list of affected pump serial numbers and were requested to remove the pumps from clinical use and notify all end users of the action. The accounts were requested to complete the enclosed customer reply form, acknowledging the receipt and understanding of the letter and fax it back to Baxter at 1-847-270-5457. The hospitals were also requested to report any malfunction or adverse event related to the Colleague Infusion Pumps to Baxter Corporate Product Surveillance at 1-800-437-5176.


  • Model / Serial
    product code 2M8161, serial numbers 14051565CC, 15034273CC, 15034492CC, 15040255CC, 15041116CC, 15041169CC, 15041170CC, 15041172CC, 15041181CC, 15041194CC, 15041199CC, 15041206CC, 15041212CC, 15041218CC, 15041241CC, 15041288CC, 15041290CC, 15041317CC, 15050020CC, 15050034CC, 15050045CC, 15050061CC, 15050080CC, 15050117CC, 15050129CC, 15060087CC, 15060217CC, 15060253CC, 15060479CC, 15060489CC, 15060549CC, 15060557CC, 15060600CC, 15060738CC, 15060790CC, 15060827CC, 15060939CC, 15060940CC, 15060968CC, 15063211CC, 15075371CC, 15075103CC
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Florida and California
  • Product Description
    Baxter Colleague CX Single Channel Volumetric Infusion Pumps; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Medication Delivery Division, Deerfield, IL 60015 U.S.A., Made in Singapore; product code 2M8161
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Baxter Healthcare Corp., Rt. 120 & Wilson Rd, Round Lake IL 60073
  • Source