Welch Allyn PIC 50™ Automated External Defibrillators
Class 1 Recall
|June 30, 2006|
Welch Allyn PIC 50™ Automated External Defibrillators, catalog #97108X manufactured from March 2002 through October 2004.
This device is an automated external defibrillator (AED) that is intended for use by emergency or medical personnel to monitor and treat patients with symptoms of cardiac dysfunction. The device monitors patient vital signs and delivers an electrical shock (defibrillation) to the heart if needed to restore normal heart rhythm.
MRL, Inc., A Welch Allyn Company
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An electrical contact problem may result in the device’s failure to provide a defibrillation shock, which could result in delay or failure to resuscitate the patient. This failure may be accompanied by various error messages on the display panel, including the “Defib Comm” error message.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at (800) 462-0777 or (847) 520-0300 for more information.
Class I recalls are the most serious type of recall and involve situations in which there is a reasonable probability that use of the product will cause serious injury or death.