Recall of Device Recall Zoll AED Plus

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by ZOLL Medical Corporation, World Wide Headquarters.

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 1
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • 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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    automated external defibrillator - Product Code MKJ
  • Reason
    Device fails to discharge the defibrillation energy.
  • Action
    On 3/31/09, the firm revised their recall strategy and required all users to a perform a "Mandatory Upgrade" software The software upgrade allows all potentially affected devices to monitor battery charging performance through periodic self-testing. If defective batteries are detected at any time prior to the recommended maximum of five years, users are prompted by the device to install fresh batteries. Frim issued Press Release on April 2, 2009. In the first notification Zoll notified customers by letter on 2/12/09 via certified mail. Customers instructed to replace device batteries every three years. In lieu of replacing batteries every three years, customers will also have the choice to update their devices with software that will monitor batteries for the identified defect. ZOLL will be send email notification to all consignees who have provided an email address as part of their contact information. ZOLL will also be publishing information of the notification on industry magazines.



  • Manufacturer Address
    ZOLL Medical Corporation, World Wide Headquarters, 269 Mill Rd, Chelmsford MA 01824
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source