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Symbiq Infusion Systems Recall

Gabrielle Babb4 years ago

Hospira is issuing a Class 1 recall due to mishaps with the Symbiq infusion systems’ LCD touch screen.

About the Infusion System Recall

On occasion the touch screen fails to respond to the user, and in turn produces inaccurate readings. The inaccurate readings may lead to an interruption in a patient’s therapy.

A recent investigation has identified that the problem is rooted in the software. Facilities owning defective Symbiq infusion pumps should stop using the product immediately, and have the device tested for software malfunctions.

Description of Recalled Infusion Systems

  • The recalled infusion systems are the 16026 Symbiq One-Channel Infuser and the 16027 Symbiq Two-Channel Infuser (all serial numbers).
  • Only health care providers and facilities use the recalled product.
  • The Symbiq infusion pumps can be tested for software malfunctions using actions described in the Symbiq technical service manual.
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