Recall of Device Recall LIFEPAK 20

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Medtronic Emergency Response Systems, 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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Dc-Defibrillator, Low-Energy, (Including Paddles) - Product Code LDD
  • Reason
    The defibrillator may not operate if the device is turned on during an ac loss alert.
  • Action
    On 6/17/05 the firm issued a medical device correction letter to customers advising of the problem, explained what to do if the situation occurs, and that a service representative will visit and install new software.


  • Model / Serial
    Various, noncontiguous serial numbers. Part numbers: 3202487-xxxd and 3202488-xxx.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Devices were distributed to hospitals and medical centers worldwide.
  • Product Description
    LIFEPAK 20 defbrillator/monitor
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Medtronic Emergency Response Systems, Inc., 11811 Willows Rd Ne, Redmond WA 98052-2003
  • Source