Infusion Pump Maker Warned About Alarm Problems
Posted 30 August 2012 | By
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning
letter to Hospira, Inc., about problems with alarm systems in its infusion
pumps, according to a Reuters report.
Hospira said the letter does not restrict production or
shipping of the pump from its plant in Costa Rica. A spokeswoman for the
company said it was changing components in the pump and expected to be done by
FDA's letter said the agency received complaints about the
Plum brand infusion pump alarm even after the part was redesigned. The pump had
been recalled in February 2011 because of alarm problems.