Recall of Device Recall Draeger Infinity Acute Care System (IACS) Monitoring Solution

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Draeger Medical, 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
    Monitor, physiological, patient(with arrhythmia detection or alarms) - Product Code MHX
  • Reason
    The displayed value for the invasive blood pressure measurement of the iacs was different than the actual patient values. liquid ingress in the cable connection may cause inaccurate measurements. this can happen if the dual hemo mcable is used in a non-vertical position, a vertical position but upside down, or laying it on the floor or on the patient bed.
  • Action
    Drager sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated December 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. Contact the firm at 1-800-543-5047 for questions relating to this notice.


  • Model / Serial
    Catalog Number MS20783 (Infinity MCable-Dual Hemo)
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Distributed in the states of CA, IL, and MA.
  • Product Description
    Draeger Infinity Acute Care System (IACS) Monitoring Solution. Catalog Number MS20783 (Infinity MCable-Dual Hemo) || Physiological patient monitoring system.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Draeger Medical, Inc., 3135 Quarry Rd, Telford PA 18969-1042
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source