Recall – Software update leads to GUI error

Date of Enforcement Report: 12/18/2018
Class I


Puritan Bennett 980 (PB980) ventilator series: Puritan Bennett” 980 Pediatric Adult Ventilator Puritan Bennett” 980 Neonatal Ventilator Puritan Bennett” 980 Universal Ventilator Product Usage: The Puritan Bennett 980 Series Ventilator is designed for use on patient population sizes from Neonatal (NICU) through Adult who require respiratory support or mechanical ventilation and weigh a minimum of 0.3 kg (0.66 lb). It is suitable for service in hospital (institutions) and intra-hospital transport to provide continuous positive pressure ventilatory support using medical oxygen and compressed medical air from either an internal air compressor or external air sources to deliver oxygen concentrations of 21% to 100%. Ventilatory support can be delivered invasively or non-invasively, to patients who require the followingtypes of ventilator support: Positive Pressure Ventilation, delivered invasively (via endotracheal tube or trach tube) or non-invasively (via mask or nasal prongs). Assist/ Control, SIMV or Spontaneous modes of ventilation

Recall Number: Z-0497-2019


Software Update: External USB Drive performance and its impact on Graphic User Interface (GUI) functionality and labeling of the scalar waveform displayed on GUI during ventilation


COVIDIEN LLC, Mansfield, MA on 9/18/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated, recall is ongoing.


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