Recall of Device Recall Configuration Transfer Cable

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 3
  • 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
    The configuration tranfer cable for the colleague infusion pumps has incorrect thumb screws on it., not allowing firm connections of the cable to the pump to transfer data to the biomedical engineer's diagnostic device.
  • Action
    Recall letters dated 3/2/05 were sent to all customers receiving Configuration Transfer Cables between June and November 2004. The letters were sent to the attention of the Biomedical Engineer, and informed them that the thumbscrews were not manufactured according to Baxter''s specifications and were too narrow to secure the cable to the pump. The accounts were requested to return their Configuration Transfer Cables for replacement.


  • Model / Serial
    Product code 2M8155, batch #50604
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, and internationally to Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand, Japan, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
  • Product Description
    Configuration Transfer Cable; an accessory for the Colleague Infusion pump, Product code 2M8155; Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL
  • Manufacturer


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