Buy this domain.
Pedi-Cap End Tidal CO2 Detector Recall Deemed Class I | cialis online

Pedi-Cap End Tidal CO2 Detector Recall Deemed Class I

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Covidien is recalling its Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 Detectors (Pedi-Cap and Pedi-Cap 6).  The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has deemed this action a Class I recall, its most serious type.

This Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 Detector is used in pediatric patients, weighing 2.2-33 pounds, during the process of exchanging oxygen for carbon dioxide (ventilation) in healthcare settings.  The recalled devices were manufactured November 1, 2008 through July 24, 2009 and distributed from November 1, 2008 through July 31, 2009. Only Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 Detectors (Pedi-Cap and Pedi-Cap 6) from the lot numbers listed here are included in this recall.

According to Covidien’s recall notice, the device may increase the resistance of the flow of air into the lungs, resulting in ineffective ventilation and the inability to verify the correct placement of a breathing tube when inserting it into the windpipe. This problem may mimic the signs and symptoms of other medical conditions such as the presence of air or gas in the cavity of the membranes surrounding the lungs. There is a reasonable probability that use of the recalled PediCap will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.

On August 14, 2009, Covidien sent a letter to their distributors/customers informing them to stop selling/using the affected devices and to return them to the company. The company has taken steps to resolve this problem and expects to have modified devices available by the end of September, 2009.

« »

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.




Defective Johnson & Johnson Depuy ASR Hip Implants

The Johnson & Johnson Depuy ASR Hip Implant is suppose to last 15 years, but can fail in only a few years after surgery. Victims with faulty hip implants endure excruciating pain, pain in the groin, death of tissue in the hip joint and loss of surrounding bone. GET ALL THE FACTS NOW! CLICK HERE!

CAT Scans Radiation Exposure

If you had a CT or CAT scan and now have a band of missing hair, skin reddening or any other problems possibly related to a radiation overdose, you may have been exposed to much radiation due to incorrect settings on these machines. CONTACT US TODAY!

Water Contamination From Fracking

Hydraulic Fracturing of Fracking a way to extract natural gas from shale is contaminating water supplies across the country. Get the facts to keep your drinking water safe for your family.

Overexposure to PCBs

Many people unknowingly have been exposed to high levels of PCBs. Recently 3 schools in NY City were found to have dangerous levels of PCBs throughout. Many workers for Monsanto, General Electric, and Westinghouse were exposed to high levels of PCBs. PCBs are a dangerous toxic substance that doesn't break down easily and can cause chloracne, bleeding and neurological disorders, liver damage, spontaneous abortions, malformed babies, cancer, and death. GET THE FACTS!
Overexposure to

Great Photography

Tallis Photo, the number one photographer for great corporate, wedding, and special occasion photos. CONTACT US TODAY!

Poligrip Lawsuit

Super Poligrip or Fixodent May Cause Nerve Damage. 800-LAW-INFO

Personal Injury Lawyer Nassau County

If you or someone you love was injured CONTACT US TODAY!

Nursing Home Blog

When a loved one is abused at a nursing home, it is time to take action. STOP nursing home abuse!

Car Accident Lawyer Nassau County

If you or someone you love was injured in an auto accident CONTACT US TODAY!

Suffolk County Auto Accident Lawyer

If you or someone you love was injured in an auto accident in Suffolk County, NY CONTACT US TODAY!

Don't Be Denied Veterans Benefits

If you or someone you love was denied veterans benefits CONTACT US TODAY!

Oil Rig Spills Lawyer

Oil Rig Spills harm the environment and cause heavy losses to coastal game and fishing industries, as well as a loss of waterway usage, resulting in a loss of income to individuals and businesses, and a loss of beach front usage. Don't let a spill cause you harm, CONTACT US TODAY!

Whistle Blower

Stand up and say what you think is right. See something, say something.