Company: Philips Healthcare Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 2/2/2011
Physiological Monitoring, Patient Monitor M31250 Information Center Local Database Releases A, B, E.01, G, H, J, K, L, & M of Philips IntelliVue Information Center Software used in conjunction with PAS-210 Kit Remote Active Speakers. The intended use of the Information Center Software is to display physiologic waves, parameters and trends, formal data for strip recordings and printed reports and provide the secondary annunciation of alarms from other networked medical devices at a centralized location. The Information Center Software provides for the retrospective review of alarms, physiologic waves and parameters from its database. An additional intended use is to provide primary annunciation of alarms and configuration and control access for networked telemetry monitors. Recall # Z-0987-2011
Some PAS-201 active speaker assemblies in use with the Philips IntelliVue Information Center (PIIC) have experienced intermittent audio or loss of audio. Speaker failures may delay recognition of an alarm condition, if operators do not recognize that there is no alarm sound from the monitor and the monitor is not connected to another audible alarm annunciation system.
Philips Healthcare Inc., Andover, MA, by letter dated December 17, 2010. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Nationwide and Canada