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Faulty defibrillator warning


URGENT NOTICE

From Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency first published 18 May 2017

This device Life Pak 1000 is not a defibrillator that has been frequently supplied by HeartSafe® AED Locator.  It however may have been placed in HeartSafe® cabinets by third parties that we have supplied cabinets to.  

 

HeartSafe® AED Locator have HeartSine samaritan® PAD 500P defibrillators In the vast majority of HeartSafe® cabinets, both internal and external.  These devices are not affected by the recall.

To help spread the message of this Government press release, if you acting as a guardian, the person responsible for your public access defibrillator, believe you have this product please read the press release in the link below and follow the Government’s instructions.

https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/all-lifepak-1000-automatic-external-defibrillators-aeds-risk-of-device-shutting-down-unexpectedly-during-patient-treatment-and-possible-failure-to-deliver-therapy


Important information to make your enquiries:

Physio-Control’s customer support details are: 0808 258 0094 from 9:00 – 17:00, Monday – Friday.

Please read carefully the Government Press Release in the link above.

IF THE DEVICE IS FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE AND IS TO BE TEMPORARILY WITHDRAWN FROM USE FROM THE PUBLIC ACCESS DEFIBRILLATOR LOCATION WITHIN A HEARTSAFE® CABINET, PLEASE ADVISE US IMMEDIATELY IN WRITING BY EMAIL TO enquiries@heartsafe.org.uk