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
    Potential failure of the arctic sun 5000 temperature management system may occur when the continued use is in excess of 2000 system hours without preventive maintenance.
  • Action
    Bard sent an Urgent Customer Notification letter dated March 31, 2017, to each of the U.S. consignees. The letter contained recommended actions and included an Acknowledgement Form to be returned. For further questions, please call (770) 784-6119.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Codes 5000-00-00 & 5000-00-00E - All serial numbers
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) to the states of :AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY., and to the countries of : Australia, Korea, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, & EMEA
  • Product Description
    Arctic Sun 5000 Temperature Management System, 100-120 V North America and 100-120 V US
  • Manufacturer


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