Recall of Device Recall Symbiq One Channel 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 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
    May go to a white screen due to a problem with the som2 module. a white screen is a diagnostic screen displayed to the user as part of the safety shutdown procedure of the device. the infusion and the processor stop, sound a 3 minute audible alarm from the backup buzzer and deactivate the couch screen and the automated loading/unloading of cassettes. delay or interruption of therapy.
  • Action
    Hospira sent an Urgent Device Recall Letters, dated February 5, 2013, to all affected customers. Customers were directed to notify their consignees if they further distributed the product and confirm they have done so by return of the reply form. Healthcare professionals were to contact Stericycle. Hospira discontinued support of these devices as of June 30, 2015. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-800-201-9064. For questions regarding this recall call 224-212-4892.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Canada
  • Product Description
    Symbiq One Channel Infuser; an Rx medical device infusion pump used to administer I.V. fluids. List number 16026. Note that Hospira retired this pump June 30, 2015. || The Hospira Symbiq Infusion System is intended for the delivery of fluids, solutions, drugs, agents, nutritionals, electrolytes, blood, and blood products via parenteral, enteral, intravenous, intra-arterial, subcutaneous, epidural, or irrigation routes of administration.
  • Manufacturer


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