Recall of Device Recall Hospira, Inc.

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 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
    Firm's investigation determined that the proximal occlusion alarms observed in the field were attributed to the mechanism calibration process being performed with an out of specification metal cassette, resulting in an offset in proximal pressure.
  • Action
    Hospira Inc, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter on March 31, 2016, to the direct consignees of record via traceable mailing which included a data capture log containing a list of devices located with each customer. Delivery will be confirmed via traceable mailing. Consignees who further distributed the product were asked to notify their customers. Please take the following actions related to Urgent Medical Device Correction letter notification: 1. Inform potential users in your organization of this notification. 2. Complete the attached reply form and return it to the fax number or e-mail address on the form, even if you do not have the affected product. 3. If you have distributed the product further, notify your accounts that received the product identified above of this notification and ask them to contact Stericycle at 1-877-479-8088 (M-F, 8am-5pm ET) to receive a reply form. Hospira will contact you to make arrangements for your impacted Plum 360 I Plum A+ devices to be re-calibrated to correct this issue. :


  • Model / Serial
    PLum A+ devices with the following list numbers: 12391-04-25, 12391-22-05, 12391-23-05, 12391-23-15, 12391-36-07, 12391-54-05, 12391-88-01, 12391-88-02, 12391-88-03, 12391-88-04, 12391-88-05, 20792-04-25, 20792-13-09, 20792-57-15, 20792-65-01, 20792-65-02 and 20792-88-69.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    U.S. distribution : Natrionwide. Foreign :Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Oman, Peru, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom and Uruguay.
  • Product Description
    The Plum A+ is a dual-line volumetric infusion system designed to meet the growing demand for hospital-wide, as well as alternate site and home healthcare, standardization. With its primary line, secondary line, and piggyback fluid delivery capability, the Plum A+ is suited for a wide range of medical/surgical and critical care applications. Full compatibility with LifeCare Plum Series administration sets and accessories. || Each system includes a pumping module (hereafter called the infuser) and an assortment of disposable IV sets (hereafter called a set), and optional accessories. The Plum A+ host device contains a Connectivity Engine peripheral module that provides wired Ethernet and wireless 802.11 a/b/g local area networking capabilities. This allows the Hospira Mednet networked application software to download drug libraries to the infuser and enable the autoprogramming || feature.
  • Manufacturer


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