(Note: Click here for the AED Recall from March 11, 2009)
A Class 1 Recall has been announced by the FDA for LifePak CR Plus Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) made by Physio Control, Inc.
The recalled LifePak defibrillators are used to deliver electric shocks to a patients’ heart in order to restore a normal heart rhythm. These units have a voice prompt that instructs the healthcare professional to “press the shock button”. However, the shock button on this AED is covered and not visible. Thus responders unable to follow the instructions and administer the shock.
For more information please contact Physio Control, Inc. at 425-867-4000, extension 4644.