Recall of Device Recall Baxter FloGard 6201 Volumetric Infusion Pump

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 flogard infusion pump was released from service without having the current leakage test performed. this could lead to the patient/user to receive an electrical shock.
  • Action
    The firm, Baxter, telephoned the one customer on November 17, 2010, informing them that electrical safety testing was not performed on their FloGard pump serial number 11091330FA during the last service. Since the test was not conducted on the pump, the device may not function as designed and could lead to a hazard of electrical shock. Baxter requested that they locate the pump and remove it from use as soon as possible. Baxter advised the customer that a Baxter Field Service Engineer would be sent to their facility to perform electrical safety testing or alternatively, the customer may choose to send the pump to Baxter for testing. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Vice President, Quality, GIS at 847-270-5507.


  • Model / Serial
    product code 2M8063, serial number 11091330FA
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide distribution: WA only
  • Product Description
    Baxter FloGard 6201 Volumetric Infusion Pump. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Medication Delivery Division. Product code 2M8063 || For delivery of intravenous solutions, drug solutions, enteral feedings and blood.
  • Manufacturer


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