Recall of Device Recall Plum 360 Infusion Pump

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Hospira Inc., A Pfizer Company.

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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    Depleted battery alarm shows instead of replace battery. on battery power, ongoing therapy stops, alarms show and sound, pump shuts down after 3 minutes. on ac power, the pump reboots (takes about 25 seconds). therapy can resume. ac power interruption of 3-7 seconds prompts an incorrect e323 alarm, ongoing therapy stop, and pump reboot. longer power loss results in battery power operation.
  • Action
    On 12/30/2016, firm sent notification of the recall to Hospira direct consignees of record via traceable mailing. Delivery will be confirmed via traceable mailing. Consignees who further distributed the product were asked to notify their customers. Effectiveness of the communication will be confirmed by phone call with direct consignees who do not respond. The final disposition of the recalled product will be field correction (firm will contact consignees to upgrade the software in their Plum 360 infusion pumps).


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Philippines, Hong Kong, Greece, Ireland, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Spain
  • Product Description
    Plum 360 Infusion Pump, Software Version 15.02. The infusion pump is capable of delivering fluids for a variety of therapies such as parenteral, enteral, or epidural infusions
  • Manufacturer


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