Recall of Device Recall Fresenius

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC.

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 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
    System, peritoneal, automatic delivery - Product Code FKX
  • Reason
    The door latch may not fully close and the door may open unexpectedly. the door may make physical contact with anything near the door of the machine, including the patient. may cause injury, delay in treatment, or increased intraperitoneal volume (iipv) (overfill).
  • Action
    Fresenius Medical Care issued on December 15, 2015, a n Important Product Notification to all affected customers informing them of the problem and how to recognize the proper latch closing. Questions regarding the contents of the Customer Notification or questions regarding the issue, contact Technical Services at 1-800-227-2572 and reference the Field Action Number FA-2015-10-W. A reply form is included as part of the customer communication with instructions to fill out and return via fax or scanned/emailed copy.



  • Manufacturer Address
    Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC, 920 Winter St, Waltham MA 02451-1521
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source