Recall of Device Recall Empty Evacuated Container 250 mL and 1000 mL.

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Hospira 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.
    ICU Medical, Inc. acquired from Pfizer in early 2017, Hospira Infusion Systems, the portion of Hospira dedicated to develop infusion pumps.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Container, i.V. - Product Code KPE
  • Reason
    Embedded iron oxide glass defect which may have the potential to break off into the solution.
  • Action
    Hospira sent an "URGENT DEVICE RECALL" dated August 28, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem,and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter included an Urgent Device Recall Reply Form for customers to complete and return via fax to 1-888-237-5582. Contact Hospira Customer Care at 1-877-946-7747 for questions regarding this recall.


  • Model / Serial
    250 mL size - Lot 11179DW, Exp, Date 1NOV2013, 11195DW, Exp. Date 1NOV2013 and 93854DW, Exp. Date 1SEP2012 - 1000 mL size - Lot 92835DW, Exp. Date 1AUG2012, Lot 96090DW, Exp. Date 1DEC2012, and Lot 96098DW, Exp. Date 1DEC2012
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Saudi Arabia, Canada and Barbados.
  • Product Description
    Empty Evacuated Container 250 mL and 1000 mL. || Empty Evacuated containers are used for mixing compatible medications or blood collections.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Hospira Inc., 275 N Field Dr, Lake Forest IL 60045-2579
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source