Philips Heartstart Defibrillators (March 12, 2013)

Starting date:
March 12, 2013
Posting date:
March 12, 2013
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-26715

Reason

Philips has determined that there is a need to make all owners aware that it is important to call their local Philips representative for technical support if any of their aeds have ever emitted or begin to emit a pattern of triple chirps. Even if the user is able to clear the triple-chirp condition, the device may require additional investigation.

Affected products

A. Heartstart FRX Automated External Defibrillator

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer

Model or catalog number

861304

Companies

Manufacturer
Not Applicable



B. Phillips Heartstart HS1 Home Defibrillator

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer

Model or catalog number

989803169631, M5066A, M5066A-ABA, M5066A-ABF, M5068A-ABF

Companies

Manufacturer
Not Applicable



C. Phillips Hearstart HS1 Home Defibrillator

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer

Model or catalog number

M5068A

Companies

Manufacturer
Not Applicable