Recall of Device Recall ClearSight System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Edwards Lifesciences, LLC.

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, measurement, blood-pressure, non-invasive - Product Code DXN
  • Reason
    Edward lifesciences is recalling the clearsight system because the finger component of the heart reference sensor may be damaged.
  • Action
    Edwards Lifesciences sent an URGENT Product Notification letter dated May 12, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter informed customers that Edwards Lifesciences has received reports that a component of the ClearSight System can be damaged if not handled properly. The letter informs customers of the problems identified and the actions to be taken. Customers with questions are instructed to call Edwards Technical Support. For questions regarding this recall call 949-250-2500.


  • Model / Serial
    All serial numbers. From 600104000221 to 600104005025
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to Australia, Estonia, Italy, Romania, Sweden, Austria, Finland, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Bahrain, France, Netherlands, Slovenia, Turkey, Belgium, Great Britain, Oman, Slovakia, South Africa, Bulgaria, Greece, Poland, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, Denmark, Ireland, and Qatar.
  • Product Description
    ClearSight, Model No. EVHRS Heart Reference Sensor. The EV1000 Clinical Platform Nl and ClearSight finger cuffs noninvasively measures blood pressure and associated hemodynamic parameters.
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