Recall of Device Recall Baxter System 1000 Delivery System

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
    System, Dialysate Delivery, Single Patient - Product Code FKP
  • Reason
    The dialysis treatment may be run without the bicarbonate due to an undetected bicarbonate pump stall following a sodium change.
  • Action
    Baxter sent recall letters dated 3/20/03 to the Medical Director and Hemodialysis Chief Technicians via first class mail on 3/20/03. The letters informed the accounts of the potential of running a treatment without bicarbonate due to an undetected bicarbonate pump stall following a sodium change, and provided instructions to change the B-A-alarm limits on the System 1000 Delivery Systems and confirm proper functionality after completing these changes. These changes will prevent undetected acid-only delivery in the event of a sodium level change


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers 1001S to 1142S; 50001 to 52109; 01001 to 23764
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The devices were distributed nationwide and internationally to Baxter subsidiaries in Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vietnam.
  • Product Description
    Baxter System 1000 Single Patient Hemodialysis Delivery System; Model SYS1000; all series 1000 instruments labeled as System 1000, AltraTouch 1000, Baxter Tina and Baxter Aurora; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015 USA or Baxter Healthcare Corporation, McGaw Park, IL 60085 USA
  • Manufacturer


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