LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator Recall

by SKHC Editor on April 23, 2010

The LIFEPAK 15 monitor/defibrillator is designed for use by trained medical personnel in out-of-doors and indoor emergency care settings to monitor patient heart rhythms and to treat patients experiencing cardiac arrest.

The FDA notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator manufactured and distributed between March 26, 2009 and December 15, 2009. There is a potential for the device to unexpectedly:

  • Power Off then On by itself.
  • Power Off then NOT turn On.
  • Power Off by itself requiring the operator to turn it back On.
  • Stay powered On and not allow itself to be turned Off.

Recalling Firm:
Physio-Control, Inc.
11811 Willows Road NE
Redmond, Washington 98052-2003

Public Contact:
Physio-Control Technical Support at 1-800-442-1142 – option 5, Monday – Friday between 6:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. (Pacific Time).

View the Physio-Control Inc., LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator recall notice

More information available at http://www.physio-control-notices.com/notice_home.aspx?pid=85

Source: fda.gov

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