According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Smiths Medical ASD, Inc..

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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
    Smiths medical is conducting a correction of medfusion¿ syringe infusion pumps, models 3010 and 3010a, with obsolete software versions 2.0.2, 2.0.3, and 2.0.4. smiths medical has found that pumps with obsolete software may continue to run past the set volume limit. this can result in an over-delivery  if the syringe is over-filled. smiths medical has received no reports of serious patient in.
  • Action
    Consignees were sent on 6/22/10 a Smith Medical "Urgent Medical Device Correction Notice', dated June 11, 2010. The letter was addressed to Dear Risk/ Safety Managers, Distributors, Clinical/ Biomedical Engineering, Clinicians, Critical Care Physicians, Pediatricians, Pediatric Intensivists, Neonatologists; and Nursing, Pharmacy,and Anesthesia Professionals. The letter described the problem and product involved. It provided Advise on Action to be Taken by the User which included to 1) Determine the software version of their Medfusion pump 2. Complete and return the Confirmation Form 3. Return the completed Software Update Test Form 4. If unable or unwilling to perform the software upgrade they provided information for returning the pumps to Smiths Medical for the upgrade. For further information please contact Smiths Medical at 651-628-7280.


  • Model / Serial
    All Medfusion¿ Syringe Infusion Pumps, Models 3010 and 3010a, with Software Versions 2.0.2, 2.0.3. or 2.0.4
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA,CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV,NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI. and countries of CANADA, MEXICO, NEW ZEALAND, BRASIL, HONG KONG, and GREAT BRITAIN.
  • Product Description
    MEDFUSION¿ SYRINGE INFUSION PUMP, MODELS 3010 AND 3010a WITH SOFTWARE VERSIONS 2.0.2, 2.0.3, AND 2.0.4 Medfusion¿ Syringe Infusion Pumps are designed for use in critical care areas for the administration of fluids requiring precisely controlled infusion rates.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Smiths Medical ASD, Inc., 1265 Grey Fox Rd, Saint Paul MN 55112-6929
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source