Recall of Device Recall Colleague CX 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
    Baxter's service center tested and returned to the user the colleague infusion pump that did not meet psig (pounds-force per square inch) specifications.
  • Action
    Baxter Healthcare Corp. notified the consignee by telephoned on July 22, 2011, with the call documented per the approved call script. A follow-up "URGENT PRODUCT RECALL" notification was sent dated July 25, 2011, reiterating the telephone communication informing them that the COLLEAGUE pump may not have met certain PSIG (Pounds-force per Square Inch) specifications after testing by the Baxter Global Technical Service Center. Both forms of notification identified the affected product, problem description, hazard involved, and actions needed to be taken. The consignee was instructed to locate the device, remove it from service and return it to Baxter by contacting Baxter Global Technical Services at 1-800-843-7867 option 1, to obtain a prepaid UPS label and shipping box. Upon receipt of the returned unit, Baxter will perform the required testing and address any issues through repair or service. The notication instructs the consignee to complete the attached customer reply form confirming their receipt of the letter and fax it to Baxter as per the instructions provided. If the recalled product have been distributed to another facility, or if you are a dealers, wholesalers and distributors, the letter request that this communication be forward to the pump owner as appropriate. For any questions regarding this communication contact the Center for One Baxter at 1-800-422-9837 during the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central time.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Code: 2M8161, Serial Number 12020525CC
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    (USA) Nationwide Distribution including the state of Minnesota.
  • Product Description
    Baxter Colleague CX Infusion Pump, Single Channel Volumetric Infusion Pumps. Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Medication Delivery Division, Deerfield, IL 60015. Product Code: 2M8161. || Product Usage: Intended for use in a wide variety of patient environments for adult, pediatric and neonatal patients. Electronic infusion pumps indicated for continuous or intermittent delivery of solution through clinically acceptable routes of administration, such as intravenous (IV), intra-arterial (IA), subcutaneous, epidural or irrigation of fluid spaces applications.
  • Manufacturer


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