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Alaris infusion pumps

Recall date


Becton Dickinson (BD)/Carefusion 303, Alaris

Lot code/Notes

Product Names: BD Alaris Syringe Module, BD Alaris PCU, and Alaris PCA Module

Model Numbers: 8110, 8015, 8120

Distribution Dates: June 19, 2004 to September 22, 2023

Devices Recalled in the U.S.: 220,120 syringe pump and PCA modules and 867,362 PCU modules

*Note, the FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Please be aware, this recall is a correction, not a product removal.
Due to compatibility issues with Cardinal Health Monoject syringes. Use of incompatible syringe sizes and models with the BD Alaris Syringe and PCA Modules can impact syringe pump operation resulting in inaccurate fluid delivery, delayed generation of occlusion alarms, and other potential problems.