Recall of Device Recall LIFEPAK EXPRESS

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
    Automated External Defibrillators (Non-Wearable) - Product Code MKJ
  • Reason
    One of the printed circuit board assemblies may be contaminated with solder flux which can cause a short that may render the device inoperative.
  • Action
    On 1/31/06 the firm sent a letter flagged URGENT-MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL to their customers via certified return receipt. The letter advised customers of the problem and requested the customers inspect their units at least weekly. The customers are provided additional guidance if they see certain symbols as described in the letter. The firm''s service personnel will visit the customers, remove and replace units.


  • Model / Serial
    Part number 3202177-00 through -002 Serial numbers listed above with the CR Plus
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Units were distributed worldwide to public access environments.
  • Product Description
    LIFEPAK EXPRESS defibrillator
  • Manufacturer


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