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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2014-RN-01236-1
Product Name/Description Pico 70 Arterial Blood sampler

Lot number: 956-529LM52

ARTG number: 135319
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class I
Recall Action Commencement Date 21/11/2014
Responsible Entity Radiometer Pacific Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue RADIOMETER has recently become aware of a potential risk with the PICO70 Arterial Blood Sampler, 956-529 of Lot LM-052. It has been reported that some needles have a brownish coating. The needle may not be sterile and if contaminated would expose the patient to a risk of developing a blood stream infection.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Radiometer is requesting their customers to quarantine stock from lot 956-529LM52. Radiometer will arrange for the collection of the affected product. This action has been closed-out on 01/03/2016.
Contact Information 1800 247 254 - Radiometer Pacific Pty Ltd