Recall of Device Recall Fixation Kit N20

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Radiometer America 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, carbon-dioxide, cutaneous - Product Code LKD
  • Reason
    When the fixation ring is taken off the paper liner there is a potential for fractions of the paper liner's surface coating to stick to the surface of the ring.
  • Action
    Radiometer sent a Product Notification letter dated July 16, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. In the letter the firm requests that inventory be checked and removed for any the identified lot numbers for Fixation kit N20. The firm requests that the products be discarded. The letter states to complete p.2 and return it to their Radiometer representative. If you have any questions contact Radiometer America Technical Support at 1-800-736-0600 opt.4.


  • Model / Serial
    Model #: 905-873   Lots: 407221, 407231, 407241, 407251, 408041, 408191, 408201, 408211, 408231, 408232, 408261, 408271, 409021, 409101, 409231, 409291, 410021, 410141, 410281, 411171, 411201, 411261, 412021, 412111, 412161, 412201, 501081, 501131, 501191, 501311, 502031, 502101, 502131, 502171, 502231, 502261, 503091, 503231, 503311, 504031, 504081, 504111, 504271, 505041, 505061, 505141, 505181
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution and to the countries of : Canada, Spain, France, Great Britain, Philippines, Netherlands, Japan, China, Australia, Denmark, South Africa, Germany, Qatar, Turkey, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Austria, Finland, Indonesia, Norway, Malaysia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungry, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Colombia, Belgium and Malta.
  • Product Description
    Radiometer Fixation Kit N20 for the TCM CombiM monitoring system, REF 905-873. The Fixation Kit N20 is used to apply tc Sensor 84 and tc Sensor 54 on the skin of a patient. TC sensor 84 and 54 are used with the TCM CombiM monitoring system and the Philips TcG10 module. The TCM CombiM monitoring system is intended for continuous transcutaneous monitoring of carbon dioxide (tcpCO2) and oxygen (tcpO2) partial pressures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Radiometer America Inc, 250 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6232
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source