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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2013-RN-01126-1
Product Name/Description Weinmann Medumat Transport Ventilator

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ARTG Number: 190246
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class I
Recall Action Commencement Date 1/11/2013
Responsible Entity Maquet Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue The manufacturer, Weinmann Emergency, has identified a potential issue that could result in an undefined operating state of the Medumat Transport Ventilator. In some cases an interaction between internal structural components and sensors for internal device monitoring can cause an undefined operating state resulting in the device displaying a "device malfunction" error.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Maquet is advising users to switch the machine off and on again in the case of the error message "device malfunction". This will suspend running ventilation for approximately 30 seconds. Maquet is providing a software update to eliminate incorrect "Device Malfunction" errors. Users should note that any "Device Malfunction" errors after the installation of the software update are valid.
Contact Information 07 3339 3936 - Maquet Australia Service Manager