Recall of Device Recall FloGard 6201 Volumetric Infusion Pumps

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Baxter Healthcare Corp..

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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
    Pump, Infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    The mounting screws of the pole clamp may come loose, allowing the pole clamp assembly to detach from the rear pump housing, if they are not maintained on at least an annual basis.
  • Action
    Safety Alert letters dated 5/3/05 were sent to all Flo-Gard 6201 and 6301 Volumetric Infusion Pump customers. The letters informed the users of the potential for the pole clamp mounting screws to come loose, and recommended that they inspect the Flo-Gard pole clamp during their routine maintenance or as part of the recommended annual preventative cycle. If the pole clamp appears to be loose, the users were provided with the following steps to be followed to ensure that the pole clamp is properly secured: a) The recessed area in the housing for the clamp body must be clean. b) The three mounting screw holes in the housing must not show signs of cracking. c) The ground wire must be attached to the center screw. d) The screws must be M4x10 with captive washer. e) Loctite 425 threadlocker must be applied to each of the three screws. f) Torque the screws to 7.8 in-lb. Enclosed was a copy of the Service Bulletin issued in April 2002 with additional information about servicing the Flo-Gard pole clamps.


  • Model / Serial
    all serial numbers
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide including USA, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    Baxter Flo-Gard 6201 Volumetric Infusion Pump, catalog #2M8063, 2M8063R (refurbished); Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Baxter Healthcare Corp., Rt. 120 & Wilson Rd, Round Lake IL 60073
  • Source