Recall of Device Recall Baxter FloGard 6201 Volumetric 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 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
    Pumps submitted for service may not have been properly serviced before being returned to the customer.
  • Action
    Baxter visited the direct accounts starting on 3/24/11 informing them that the affected Flo-Gard pumps may have been released from the preventative maintenance with incorrect accuracy testing. The affected pumps were located, taken out of service and placed in quarantine on the same date. A technician not involved with the previous testing visited both accounts on 3/25/11 and performed preventative maintenance service of the three affected devices, and were found to be within specification.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers 6100410FA, 8110687FA and 11021746FA
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Puerto Rico
  • Product Description
    Baxter Flo-Gard 6201, Single Channel Volumetric Infusion Pump; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015; Product Code # 2M8063 || The Flo-Gard Volumetric Infusion Pumps are an electromechanical pump used for intravenous infusion of fluids at user-selected rates.
  • Manufacturer


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