Infusion pumps or their components account for nine entries in the FDA’s list of 2020 medical device recalls, reports MedTech Dive.
FDA’s list of medical device recalls in 2020 contains 32 separate entries, with infusion pumps appearing most frequently, followed by catheter issues related to detachment or separation of parts of the device.
FDA listed a total of nine entries for recalls of infusion pumps or their components in 2020 and one update of an earlier action, for models made by Baxter Healthcare, BD, CME America and Smiths Medical. BD’s Alaris product line accounted for half of the entries, due to issues that included software errors, stuck keys and incorrect displays of information.
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