Recall of Device Recall Medfusion 3500

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Smiths Medical MD, 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
    Infusion Pump - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    Software anomaly that causes the pump to experience a sudden and unexpected failure. this anomaly occurs during the pump's startup sequence when the pump's preventative maintenance alarm goes off, preventing the pump from completing its power up routine. lock-up occurs and the pump will not function.
  • Action
    Consignees were initially notified of the recall via a Customer Information Bulletin which was sent via electronic mail 2/3/07 and confimed with a telephone conversation. A Product Recall Notification and a Product Recall Bulletin will be sent to all consignees via the mail on 2/16/07.


  • Model / Serial
    Model 3500 pump with 4.1.4 or 4.1.3 software.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, Canada, and Italy.
  • Product Description
    Medfusion 3500 Syringe Infusion Pump with PharmGuard Medication safety Software versions 4.1.3 and 4.1.4. Medex, 4350 Green Parkway, Suite 200. Duluth, GA 30096
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Smiths Medical MD, Inc., 1265 Grey Fox Rd, Saint Paul MN 55112-6929
  • Source