Health product recall

CentriMag Motor (2018-09-05)

Starting date:
September 5, 2018
Posting date:
October 5, 2018
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type I
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-67876

Affected products

CentriMag Motor

Reason

Abbott has received reports where damage to the cable that connects the motor to the console resulted in interruption of active support. Analysis of devices associated with the motor stop field complaints showed that the motor stop can be attributed to a break of a wire or short circuit between wires within the electrical cable where the cable exits the motor cable bend protection.

Affected products

CentriMag Motor

Lot or serial number

Not applicable

Model or catalog number

201-10002

Companies
Manufacturer
Thoratec Switzerland GmbH
Technoparkstrasse 1
Zürich
8005
SWITZERLAND