FDA issues requirements for infusion pump recall

September 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2010, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p104
The article discusses the requirements issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the recall of Baxter Healthcare Corp.'s Colleague Volumetric Infusion Pumps (CVIPs). It says that Baxter is ordered to provide a transition guide and to offer refunds or replacements. It states that supply of batteries, spare parts, and service will continue for the affected pumps of customers who submit a Certificate of Medical Necessity. It adds that the deadline of requirements is on July 14, 2012.


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