Recall of Device Recall BCI Advisor Vital Signs Monitor

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Smiths Medical ASD, 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
    Analyzer, gas, carbon-dioxide, gaseous-phase - Product Code CCK
  • Reason
    The auxiliary serial input/ output modes on the advisor do not function as expected, resulting in data formatting issues or incorrect data being transmitted in or out of the serial port into a data collection system.
  • Action
    Consignee was sent on 3/20/2015 a Smiths Medical "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter dated 13 March 2015. The letter was addressed to Supplier Quality. The letter described the issue and the product affected by the recall. Requested consignees to quarantine the affected product and to complete and return the Confirmation Form by Fax to 1-800-237-8033 or by email to within 10 days of receipt of this letter. Customers shall report any issues with these products to Smiths Medical's Global Complaint Department at 1-866-216-8806 or For questions they can contact Smiths Medical's Customer Service Department at 1-800-258-5361. UPDATE 4-20-2015 Smiths Medical sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter via email to the one consignee on April 10, 2015. The letter identified the additional monitors and requested that those devices be quarantined, return the attached confirmation form, and a customer service representative will contact the consignee to arrange for exchange of the affected Advisor monitors for credit or replacement.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial Numbers: 4059587 through 4059591  UPDATED 4-20-2015: additional devices affected have serial numbers: 4059949, 4059950, 4059951, 4059952, 4059953, 4059954, 4059955, 4059957, 4059958 and 4059960
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Smiths Medical, BCI Advisor Vital Signs Monitor, Product Reorder No 92M774325A.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Smiths Medical ASD, Inc., 1265 Grey Fox Rd, Saint Paul MN 55112-6929
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source