GE Healthcare Recalls Anesthesia Devices: FDA

Law360, New York (May 14, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT) -- Two anesthesia systems marketed by GE Healthcare have been recalled over a defect that could cause them to shut down, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced.

The FDA said in a statement Wednesday that several models of GE Healthcare's Aisys and Avance anesthesia systems distributed during the month of October last year are subject to the Class I recall.

The systems are prescription devices used in health care systems under the supervision of a doctor to provide inhalation anesthesia and ventilation support to patients,...
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