Recall of Device Recall Symbiq Infuser

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 clamp may not secure to the iv pole and the pump may slip or fall off. the pump may fall on a person or pull the tubing out of the iv container.
  • Action
    Hospira issued an "Urgent: Device Field Correction" Letter dated February 22, 2010 to all consignees, identifying the reason for the recall and affected product. Customers were informed that they will be contacted by a Hospira representative to replace the affected pole clamps. Consignees can contact Hospira Technical Support Operations at 1-800-241-4002.


  • Model / Serial
    All units of these List Numbers.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: USA (all states and Puerto Rico) and the countries of Australia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore. and the UAE.
  • Product Description
    Hospira brand Symbiq Two-Channel Infuser, || LIST No. 16027 Symbiq Two-Channel Infuser, || List Number Configurations: || 16027-04-01/03/04, 51/52, 53/54, 79/80,81/82,83/84,87/88 and 89/90 16026-27-89/90, || 16027-27-89/90, 16027-13-25/26,53/54, || Distributed by: Hospira, Inc. Morgan Hill, CA
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Hospira Inc, 755 Jarvis Dr, Morgan Hill CA 95037-2810
  • Source