Recall of Device Recall PROTOCOL Blood Pressure Cuff

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by GE Medical Systems Information Technologies.

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 3
  • 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
  • Reason
    Wrong connector attached to blood pressure cuff.
  • Action
    The recalling firm telephoned the one account involved on 3/7/2001 and also mailed a Recall Notification letter to the firm on 3/7/2001 requesting return of the product.


  • Model / Serial
    Lot 0601
  • Distribution
    Product was distributed to one distributor in Oregon.
  • Product Description
    Infant reusable blood pressure cuffs, one tube, male slip luer connector, P/N 2930 , manufactured for Welch Allyn Protocol, Inc. and labeled in part: '***Reusable Blood Pressure Cuffs Infant 50 Cuffs REF 008-0625-00 PROTOCOL SYSTEMS, INC. Beaverton, OR 97008-7107 USA Assembled in Mexico***.'
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, 4502 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Tampa FL 33614
  • Source