Recall of Philips Heartstart HS1 OnSite

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

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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Automated External Defibrillator - Product Code MKJ
  • Reason
    Seventeen aeds failed production line testing (final acceptance test).
  • Action
    The firm notified U.S. distributors on 4/30/2010 via phone call and e-mail to obtain consignee location information. A website providing information was activated on 4/30/2010. On 5/3/2010 Urgent Medical Device Recall letters, dated April 29, 2010 were sent to direct customers in the US. The letters explained the reason for the recall and Customers were asked to verify that they have the product subject to recall. Replacement AEDs will be provided at no charge to the customer. Field Safety Notices were attached to the letters and provided a list of actions for customers to take. Customers should check the serial number on their devices against the list provided, contact Philips Healthcare to arrange for replacement, and ensure that necessary staff are aware of the recall. For further information and support, Philips Healthcare should be contacted at 1-800-263-3342.


  • Model / Serial
    SERIAL NUMBERS--MODEL M5066A:  A10C-04048, A10C-04050, A10C-04300, A10C-04301, A10C-04302, A10C-04315, A10C-04316, A10C-04317, A10C-04318, A10C-04319, A10C-04320, A10C-04321, A10C-04322, A10C-04324, A10C-04325, A10C-04326, A10C-04327, A10C-04328, A10C-04330, A10C-04332, A10C-04333, A10C-04334, A10C-04335, A10C-04337, A10C-04338, A10C-04339, A10C-04340, A10C-04351, A10C-04352, A10C-04353, A10C-04354, A10C-04356, A10C-04357, A10C-04358, A10C-04359, A10C-04360, A10C-04361, A10C-04363, A10C-04364, A10C-04365, A10C-04366, A10C-04367, A10C-04368, A10C-04369, A10C-04611, A10C-04763, A10C-04812, A10C-04824, A10C-04824, A10C-05077, A10C-05078, A10C-05079, A10C-05080, A10C-05081, A10C-05083, A10C-05086, A10C-05087, A10C-05088, A10C-05089, A10C-05098, A10C-05151, A10C-05185, A10C-05191, A10C-05206, A10C-05207, A10C-05211, A10C-05212, A10C-05215, A10C-05216, A10C-05219, A10C-05233, A10C-05314, A10C-05315, A10C-05324, A10C-05397, A10C-05398, A10C-05429, A10C-05554, A10C-05569, A10C-05570, A10C-05571, A10C-05575, A10C-05578, A10C-05579, A10C-05580, A10C-05581, A10C-05583, A10C-05584, A10C-05585, A10C-05586, A10C-05587, A10C-05588, A10C-05591, A10C-05592, A10C-05593, A10C-05594, A10C-05595, A10C-05597, A10C-05599, A10C-05600, A10C-05751, A10C-05752, A10C-05759, A10C-05763, A10C-05764, A10C-05765, A10C-05767, A10C-05768, A10C-05769, A10C-05770, A10C-05771, A10C-05772, A10C-05775, A10C-05776, A10C-05777, A10C-05778, A10C-05779, A10C-05780, A10C-05781, A10C-05784, A10C-05785, A10C-05786, A10C-05787, A10C-05788, A10C-05789, A10C-05791, A10C-05792, A10C-05800, A10C-05913, A10C-05941, A10C-05968, A10C-05969, A10C-05970, A10C-05976, A10C-05977, A10C-05982, A10C-05983, A10C-06001, A10C-06002, A10C-06003, A10C-06006, A10C-06011, A10C-06013, A10C-06018, A10C-06020, A10C-06026, A10C-06027, A10C-06028, A10C-06354, A10C-06355, A10C-06356, A10C-06357, A10C-06358, A10C-06359, A10C-06360, A10C-06361, A10C-06364, A10C-06365, A10C-06366, A10C-06367, A10C-06368, A10C-06369, A10C-06370, A10C-06371, A10C-06372, A10C-06373, A10C-06374, A10C-06375, A10C-06376, A10C-06377, A10C-06378, A10C-06379, A10C-06381, A10C-06382, A10C-06383, A10C-06384, A10C-06385, A10C-06386, A10C-06387, A10C-06388, A10C-06390, A10C-06391, A10C-06392, A10C-06393, A10C-06394, A10C-06395, A10C-06396, A10C-06399, A10C-06400, A10C-06401, A10C-06402, A10C-06403, A10C-06404, A10C-06405, A10C-06406, A10C-06407, A10C-06408, A10C-06410, A10C-06411, A10C-06417, A10C-06418, A10C-06419, A10C-06420, A10C-06421, and A10C-06423.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Canada, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, and Norway.
  • Product Description
    Automated External Defibrillator(AED) of brand name "Philips HeartStart HS1 OnSite" (Model number M5066A). || Device is designed for use on a person in sudden cardiac arrest who is unresponsive when shaken and not breathing normally
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Medical Systems, 2301 5th Ave Ste 200, Seattle WA 98121
  • Source