Company: CareFusion 303, Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 7/2/2015
A syringe pump is a small infusion pump that delivers fluids, such as nutrients and medications, into a patient?s body in controlled amounts. They are widely used in clinical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and in the home..
An error in the syringe pump triggers a visual and audible alarm and causes the pump to stop supplying the infusion to the patient. Even when the user clears the error code 351.6740, the syringe pump does not respond to key presses until the product is detached and reattached to the PC unit used to program, monitor and provide power to the syringe pump. Failure of syringe module may result in a delay or interruption of therapy and can lead to serious patient injury or death.
CareFusion has received 108 reports of the issue occurring. There have been no reports of permanent injury or death…
CareFusion 303, Inc., San Diego CA on 7/2/2015.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
FDA District: Los Angeles