Recall of Device Recall Arctic Sun 5000 Temperature Management System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by C.R. Bard, 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
    System, thermal regulating - Product Code DWJ
  • Reason
    The product may contain electronic components that lead to a premature drainage of the internal control panel coin cell battery responsible for maintaining the system close and static random access memory (sram). this premature coin cell battery drainage could render the device unresponsive upon system startup.
  • Action
    BARD sent an Urgent Medical Product Recall to all affected consignees on November 9, 2015. The letter indicates that a technician will contract the firm for the evaluation and potential replacement of the affected electronic components. The technician will fill out the Field Action Effectiveness Check Form after evaluation. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-770-784-6471 or email For questions regarding this recall call 770-784-6220.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Codes - 5000-00-00, 5000-01-01, 5000-01-02, 5000-01-03, 5000-01-04, 5000-01-05
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution to AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DEL, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and Internationally to Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • Product Description
    Arctic Sun Temperature Management System, 5000, 100-120V and 220-240V || The product is a thermal regulating system indicated for monitoring and controlling patient temperature
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    C.R. Bard, Inc., 8195 Industrial Blvd NE, Covington GA 30014-1497
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source