Recall – Ventilators experience intermittent failures due to software error

Company: Vyaire Medical
Date of Enforcement Report: 2/26/2020
Class II

PRODUCT

Bellavista 1000 ventilator, Catalog number 301.100.030. bellavista is an electronically controlled pneumatic ventilation system with an integrated air compressing system. bellavista uses room air and high-pressure oxygen. Air enters through a fresh gas intake port and is compressed together with the oxygen by the blower. Oxygen enters through a high pressure inlet. An electronic mixer valve provides for the operator-set concentration. Gas is supplied to the patient via the microprocessor controlled inspiratory valve.

  • Recall Number: Z-1337-2020

REASON

The G6 bellavista 1000 US ventilators may experience intermittent failures: Lack of acoustic high priority alarm, presence of a ‘no alarm’ condition, or presence of non-responsive touch screen.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Vyaire Medical on 11/25/2019. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

116

DISTRIBUTION

US Nationwide

What’s New

FDA:  Exemptions, Variances, and Alternate Forms of Adverse Event Reporting for Medical Devices

Manufacturers, importers, and user facilities can request an exemption or variance from any or all of the medical device reporting requirements in 21 CFR Part 803.  Read more:  https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/medical-device-reporting-mdr-how-report-medical-device-problems/exemptions-variances-and-alternate-forms-adverse-event-reporting-medical-devices

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