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Recall of AEDs

On February 3, Cardiac Science Corporation issued a recall for about 12,200 automated external defibrillators because they may fail during a resuscitation attempt. The company discovered the problem as part of its internal quality system, and hasn’t received any reports of problems in the field. Learn more at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm200123.htm.


Recall of access device

On Feb. 9 Acacia, Inc. issued a recall for certain lots of IV Extension Sets with BD Q-Syte™ Luer Access Device; use of the affected access device could cause air embolism or leakage of blood and/or therapy. See catalog and lot numbers at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm200134.htm.


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