Class 2 Device Recall 2008 Series Hemodialysis Machine
Fresenius Medical Care Renal Therapies is recalling its dialyzer, high permeability with or without sealed dialysate system, 2008 K2 Hemodialysis Machine with software version 5.40, Models: (1) Hemodialysis SYS OLC/Diasafe PLS 190610, UDI 00840861100859 (+Serial Number), (2) Machine Short Cap, OLC.DP HP 190630, UDI 00840861100866 (+Serial Number) indicated for acute and chronic dialysis therapy.
When the recirculation ultrafiltration (UF) Goal is set to a value greater than 200ml in service mode and the user starts a treatment using the SLED (Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis)
program the display will show an invalid message and the UF pump will run at the recirculation UF rate which may be up to 4000ml/hour. The SLED program is required to limit the UF rate to a maximum of 1000 ml/hour. See the FDA Alert.