Recall of Device Recall Hospira Symbiq Infusion System with MedNet Software.

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
    Infusion Pump - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    Hypersensitivity to normal motor friction/drag may cause malfunction errors and alarms that are designed to stop pump operations.
  • Action
    Recall initiated 12/03/2008. Consignees were notified of the issue via an Urgent: Device Field Correction letter, dated 12/3/2008, and were requested to respond appropriately to any alarm or warnings displayed by the device. The firm is making arrangements to screen each Symbiq pump in customer facilities and implement the appropriate enhancements.


  • Model / Serial
    All products manufactured between 12/19/06 to 12/02/08 with list numbers 16026-04-01/03/04, 51/52, 79/80 and 81/82, or 16027-04-01/03/04, 51/52, 53/54, 79/80, and 81/82.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution --- including USA and countries of Canada and Australia.
  • Product Description
    Symbiq One-Channel list number 16026-04 and Two-Channel list number 16027-04 Infusion System, a general purpose infuser, Distributed and Manufactured by Hospira Inc, Morgan Hill, CA. || Is a general purpose infuser designed to deliver fluids, solutions, medications, agents, nutritionals, electrolytes, blood and blood products for parenteral, enteral, intravenous, intra-arterial, subcutaneous, epidural, or irrigation routes of administration. || Intended primarily for use in the hospital setting and can be used in other acute and non-acute care areas, such as but not limited to Home Care, Nursing Homes, Mobile Intensive Care, Ambulatory Infusion Centers, Hospice, Subacute facilities, Outpatient/Surgical Centers, Long Term Care, Urgent Care, Transport and Physician Offices.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Hospira Inc, 755 Jarvis Dr, Morgan Hill CA 95037-2810
  • Source