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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2012-RN-01261-1
Product Name/Description Philips IntelliVue Information Centre and Philips IntelliVue Information Centre iX (Central patient monitor unit)

ARTG number: 94237
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class I
Recall Action Commencement Date 13/12/2012
Responsible Entity Philips Electronics Australia Ltd
Reason/Issue An internal audio cable connector may have diminished retention force due to damaged contacts. This diminished retention force may lead to intermittent or loss of audible alarms.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions As an interim measure, Philips is advising users not to rely on the audible alarm from the central unit and to report any issues identified. A permanent fix is being implemented to replace the contacts that might cause the problem.
Contact Information 1800 251 400 - Philips Customer Care Centre