Recall of Device Recall Critikon

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by GE Medical Systems Information Technologies.

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
  • Reason
    Instructions for use contained incorrect sensor reference.
  • Action
    A recall notification letter with the correct 'Instructions for Use' attached, was mailed certified return receipt requested to accounts on 11/16/2000. Follow-up contact was made by mail or telephone until 100% response was completed. No return of product was requested but rather users were provided with the correct instructions for use.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot 3910
  • Distribution
    Product was distributed to 69 domestic hospitals nationwide including four military accounts. Also product was distributed 6 accounts in Canada, one in Thailand, one in Chile, one in Japan and one in singapore.
  • Product Description
    Critikon brand Omni-Sat Adult, Semi-Disposable Sensor - P/N 009136
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, 4502 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Tampa FL 33614
  • Source