Cl II Symbiq One Channel Infuser

Company:Hospira Inc..
Date of Enforcement Report 11/9/2016
Class lI:


Symbiq One Channel Infuser; an Rx medical device infusion pump used to administer I.V. fluids; Product List Number 16026
Recall Number Z-0353-2017

Hospira has received reports of Malfunction S205 Backup Battery Failure alarms in Symbiq v3.13 pumps. This issue to an incorrect installation of components on some of the Power Supply Controller (PSC) Boards distributed prior to September 2012. On pumps where incorrect installation of components has occurred, the backup battery power discharges and subsequently, the battery cannot be charged. Because of the battery depletion, or lack of charge, a visual and audible warning alarm, S205, is displayed. An S205 alarm is intended to notify the customer that the coin call battery, powering the backup buzzer, may need to be charged or replaced.

Hospira Inc., Lake Forest, IL on 11/3/2016. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.


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