use of the products included in the recall may cause serious injuries or death
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014
AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Infusion Pumps.
The FDA announced on May 2, that Abbott Acclaim and Hospira Acclaim Encore Infusion Pumps, by Hospira, are recalled (Class I) because broken door assemblies may result in over-infusion or delay of therapy. Use of these affected products may cause serious, life-threatening, adverse health consequences.
The affected products are:
- Abbott Acclaim Infusion Pumps, list Number 12032. Manufacture dates: from February 1998 to November 1998, distribution dates: from September 1998 through February 2004.
- Hospira Acclaim Encore infusion pumps list Number 12237. Manufacture dates: from February 1997 to February 2010, distribution dates from July 1999 through November 2013.
The FDA classified this recall as Class I, meaning use of the products included in the recall may cause serious injuries or death.
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As the FDA advises, “Hospira recommends that users inspect each Hospira/Abbott Acclaim Encore infusion pump for door handle cracks, prior to programming a therapy” by following specific steps. And the Agency adds that after following the specific steps “if you determine that a pump has a door that does not close correctly or if free flow is detected while the administration set is in the pump with the door closed, close the roller clamp, remove the pump from clinical service and call Hospira.”
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