Recall of Fellows "Mighty 8" Power strip, TrippLite Power strip

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Merge Healthcare, 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
    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
    Computer, diagnostic, programmable - Product Code DQK
  • Reason
    Merge is conducting a hardware recall (replacement) of fellows "mighty 8" power strip and tripplite power strip due to overheat of input resistor causing the power strip to smoke.
  • Action
    Merge began notify customers via an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter on 4/6/2017 via mail. The letter identified affected product, stated the issue, and informed customers that Merge would replace affected product. A response form is requested to be returned to Merge. Questions can be sent via email to


  • Model / Serial
    Part Number 04175-0008 and Part Number 13-00106-00
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
  • Product Description
    Fellows "Mighty 8" Power strip (Part Number 04175-0008) and TrippLite Power strip (PS-415-HGULTRA - Part Number 13-00106-00) are two components sold as part of the Merge Hemo System.
  • Manufacturer