Recall- Software Error Can Lead to Overestimated Battery Longevity

Company: St. Jude Medical, Cardiac Rhythm Management Division
Date of Enforcement Report: 8/2/2022
Class II

PRODUCT

Merlin PCS 3650 programmer Model 3330 software

Recall Number:

Z-1495-2022

REASON

There is a potential for programmer software (Merlin PCS) and remote monitoring software application (Merlin.net) to display overestimated predicted battery longevity for certain pacemakers.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

St. Jude Medical, Cardiac Rhythm Management Division

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

29,996 programs

DISTRIBUTION

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