Recall of Device Recall LifeShield OmniFlow Primary I.V. Pump 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
    I.V. Pump Tubing Set - Product Code FPA
  • Reason
    The tubing can separate from the set at the filter inlet post.
  • Action
    Hospira sent product recall letters dated 12/20/06 to the accounts via Federal Express overnight letter on the same date. The letters informed the accounts that the tubing can separate from the set at the filter inlet post due to an inadequate solvent bond. The accounts were requested to examine their inventory for the affected lot, quarantine any found and call Hospira Customer Care at 1-877-946-7747 to arrange for return of the product for replacement.


  • Model / Serial
    List 12163-01, lot 39-126-5H
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    LifeShield Latex-Free Primary I.V. Pump Set with Distal Microbore Patient Line and Gravity Flow Prevention Valve, Convertible Pin, 110 Inch with High-Pressure Filter, Orange Polyethylene-Lined/Light Resistant Tubing and Option-Lok for use with Omni-Flow Medication Management System; Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045 USA, Made in Costa Rica; list 12163-01
  • Manufacturer


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