Recall of Device Recall Hospira LifeShield LatexFree 150 mL Burette Set

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
    Set, administration, intravascular - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    The float valve in the burette sticks to the burette wall and does not open or close properly.
  • Action
    The firm, Hospira, sent an "URGENT DEVICE RECALL" letter dated November 10, 2011 to the customers of record via UPS on the same date. The customers were instructed to check their inventory and immediately quarantine any affected product; complete and return Reply Form via fax to 1-866-913-0667 or email to:; return affected product to Stericycle using the label provided with this letter; and if they have distributed the product further, notify their accounts that received the product . Please contact Hospira Customer Care at 1-877-946-7747 or your Hospira representative for information regarding product availability.


  • Model / Serial
    list 19208-01, lot number 83-107-5H
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including states of: Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin, and internationally to Canada
  • Product Description
    Hospira LifeShield Latex-Free 150 mL Burette Set, with Calibrated Burette and 2 Clave Ports, Convertible Pin, 77 inch , Soluset Microdrip with Option-Lok; an Rx sterile medical device used to administer fluids; 20 individually wrapped sets per case; Made in Costa Rica, Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045 USA; list 19208-01 || Intended use: for the administration of fluids
  • Manufacturer


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