Recall – Power failure confuses software

Company:Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC
Date of Enforcement Report 9/26/2018
Class II:

2008T HEMODIALYSIS SYS, WITH CDX, Part Number 190713, Applicable only with 2008T BlueStar Premium Upgrade Kit, Part Number 191138 Product Usage: Indicated for acute and chronic dialysis therapy Recall Number: Z-3194-2018

In the hemodialysis machine during the cleaning/disinfection program, when there is a power failure or interruption, the dialysis program button should be greyed out when the machine is powered up and a mandatory rinse should be required. However, if a power failure or interruption occurs during the cleaning/disinfection program with the auto-start feature enabled, the machine enters the dialysis program even though the dialysis program button is disabled and the mandatory rinse has not been performed. As a result, disinfecting chemical may not be completely removed from the machine before starting a treatment and disinfectant could exist in the dialysate delivered to the patient. .

Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies Group, LLC, Waltham, MA on 7/13/2018 Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.


US Nationwide in the states of : CA, CT, MI, NC, and NY.

Schedule Discussion with John F. Murray, Jr.

John is currently providing telephone and face-to-face meetings to discuss:  Cybersecurity, Part 11, 483 Response, design controls expectations for software documentation, and other topics.

Leave a message and we will contact you to schedule:

Corporate Office

Partners located in the US (CA, FL, MA, MN, TN) and Italy.