Recall of Baxter Lock Box for 250 mL Container

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 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
    Pump, Infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    The pump may free-flow if the door to the 6060 pump is not closed prior to loading the pump in to the lock box. the pump will alarm 'door open', but if the pump is turned off to silence the alarm while remaining in the lock box, the fluid will free-flow.
  • Action
    Urgent Device Correction letters dated 9/1/04 were sent to all U.S. Baxter affected customers on the same date, to the attention of the Director of Nursing. The facilities were advised of the free-flow incident and as a result that Baxter wanted to heighten awareness of the proper clinical procedures for loading the sets into the infusion systems using these Lock Boxes with the 6060 Multi-Therapy Pump. Baxter''s investigation into the event confirmed that the 6060 pump door was left open after the lock box was attached to the pump. Baxter provided copie of the instructions for use of the lock box and pages from the 6060 pump operator''s manual which outline the proper procedure for loading the sets into the the pump and the pump into the lock box. The accounts were requested to complete and fax back to Baxter the enclosed response form, erifying receipt of the letter, confirming that the information has been provided to all users of the infusion system, and allowing Baxter to order and ship labels for the lock box and revised instructions for use to the facility. Any questions were directed to 1-800-843-78867.


  • Model / Serial
    all lot numbers/serial numbers of product codes 2L9363, 606160 and 2M9832P
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide and internationally to Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom.
  • Product Description
    Baxter Lock Box for 250 mL Container, for use with 6060 Pump Family; Baxter product code 2L9363 and previously marketed by Sabratek under product code 606160, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015; Product code 2L9363 is sold separately and as a component of the 6060 Pain kit, product code 2M9832P.
  • Manufacturer


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