Recall of Device Recall Plum A Infusion Pump, Single Channel

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
    Pump, infusion - Product Code FRN
  • Reason
    The fluid shield diaphragm for the plum a+ infusion pumps was undersized, possibly resulting in alarms and delay or interruption of therapy.
  • Action
    Hospira sent an Urgent Device Field Correction letter, dated February 6, 2013, to customers. Customers were requested to return a reply form to Stericycle indicating that they have received the letter, and notified their users and/or customers. The customers were asked to supply the number of Plum A+ infusers at their facility. Product will be corrected by Hospira in the field.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    United States nationwide distribution including PR, and USVI. Costa Rica, Turks and Caicos, and Dominican Republic.
  • Product Description
    Plum A+ Infusion Pump with Hospira MedNet Software. List Number 20792. The Plum A+ Infusion Systems are a multi-purpose family of devices that provides precise delivery of multiple therapies across the general spectrum of clinical care. The Plum A+ family infusion pumps are self-contained, microprocessor based infusion devices.
  • Manufacturer


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