Recall of Device Recall IntelliVue Patient Monitor

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Philips Electronics North America Corporation.

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
    Open, Classified
  • 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
    Monitor, physiological, patient(with arrhythmia detection or alarms) - Product Code MHX
  • Reason
    If an affected patient monitor has been powered on continuously for several months, any displayed waveforms will contain outdated data and therefore fail to reflect the patients current condition.
  • Action
    Philips sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated July 20, 2016 to all affected customers. The Field Safety Notice informs customers of the issue, identifies details of the units affected, gives instructions on actions to be taken by the customer and identifies what action Philips plans to take to remedy the issue. Customers were informed that Philips will provide a software correction free of charge. For any further information or support concerning this issue, contact your local Philips representative at 1-800-722-9377.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide
  • Product Description
    IntelliVue Patient Monitor || Product Usage: || The monitors are indicated for use by health care professionals whenever there is a need for monitoring the physiological parameters of patients. The monitors are intended to be used for monitoring and recording of, and to generate alarms for, multiple physiological parameters of adults, pediatrics, and neonates. The monitors are intended for use by trained healthcare professionals in a hospital environment.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Electronics North America Corporation, 3000 Minuteman Rd, Andover MA 01810-1032
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source