Recall of Device Recall Elite 2

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Natus Neurology 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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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, ultrasonic, nonfetal - Product Code JAF
  • Reason
    Some of the elite 2 and 3 obstetric probes and 5 mhz vascular probes may exhibit excessive background noise that may mask the users ability to clearly hear heart rate and/or blood flow.
  • Action
    Customer notification via an Urgent Recall Notification/Field Notice began 06/09/2017. The letter identified the affected product and the reason for the recall. Customers were asked to complete and return the attached verification form. The firm will replace functioning probes that returned free of charge. Customers are to follow the instructions provided for returning any affected devices.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers: CER0179 CER0240 CER0241 CER0242 CER0243 CER0244 CER0245 CER0246 CER0247 CER0248 CER0249 CER0250 CER0251 CER0252 CER0253 CER0254 CER0255 CER0256 CER0257 CER0258 CER0259 CER0260 CER0261 CER0262 CER0263 CER0264 CER0265 CER0266 CER0267 CER0268 CER0269 CER0270 CER0271 CER0272 CER0273 CER0274 CER0275 CER0276 CER0277 CER0278 CER0279 CER0280 CER0281 CER0282 CER0283 CER0284 CER0285 CER0286 CER0287 CER0288 CER0289 CER0290 CER0291 CER0292 CER0293 CER0294 CER0295 CER0296 CER0297 CER0298 CER0299 CER0300 CER0301 CER0302 CER0303 CER0304 CER0305 CER0306 CER0307 CER0308 CER0309 CER0310 CER0311 CER0312 CER0313 CER0314 CER0315 CER0316 CER0317 CER0318 CER0319 CER0320, and CER0321.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, to the following states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH , OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WV and, to the countries of Australia, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Germany, India, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Papua Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and United Kingdom.
  • Product Description
    Nicolet¿ Elite¿ 2 MHz OB Probe, Non-Fetal Monitor, Model #: X1L007, Catalog Code: N200. || Intended for non-invasive support, i.e. early detection of fetal life, monitor blood flow before and after surgery, etc.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Natus Neurology Inc, 3150 Pleasant View Rd, Middleton WI 53562-4800
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source