Health product recall

GlideScope Core System (2019-08-28)

Starting date:
August 28, 2019
Posting date:
September 20, 2019
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type III
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-71005

Last updated: 2019-09-20

Affected Products

GlideScope Core System

Reason

Verathon Incorporated is conducting a voluntary recall (field correction) for all GlideScope Core systems (software versions 1.1-1.2 in distribution prior to August 22, 2019).  This voluntary field correction relates an image issue with GlideScope Core.  Verathon has received nineTEEn (19) complaints where the image produced by GlideScope Core may appear as vertically split into two segments, switched horizontally.

Affected products

GlideScope Core System

Lot or serial number

Software Versions 1.1-1.2

Model or catalog number

0570-0376

Companies
Manufacturer

Verathon Medical (Canada) ULC

2227 Douglas Road

Burnaby

V5C 5A9

British Columbia

CANADA