Recall of Device Recall GemStar SP Infusion Suite Database, Version 1.0

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
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    The software enables programming of the gemstar device for a bolus lower lockout limit outside of the hard limits entered into the gemstar sp infusion suite database pc application.
  • Action
    The firm, Hospira, sent "URGENT DEVICE FIELD CORRECTION" letters dated March 23, 2011 to their customers on the same date. The letter described the product, problem and preventative action to be taken by the customers until the software can be upgraded. The customers were requested to contact Hospira Global Product Safety and Complaints at 1-800-441-4100 to report adverse events, and Hospira Advanced Knowledge Center at 1-800-241-4002 for technical assistance. The accounts were also requested to complete the attached Reply Form and return it to Hospira via fax at 1-262-577-6921. For additional information and technical assistance, contact Hospira Advanced knowledge Center at 1-800-241-4002, option 4 (available 24 hours a day/7 days per week).


  • Model / Serial
    list 13092-04-01, lot numbers 71-494-G1, 72-613-G1 and 84-832-G1
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries including: Canada, Chile, Colombia and Singapore
  • Product Description
    GemStar SP Infusion Suite Database, Version 1.0; an Rx PC software application; Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045; list 13092-04-01 || A stand-alone PC application for administration of medications specific to the GemStar Infuser
  • Manufacturer


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