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Notice

Phillips Healthcare recalls HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator due to electrical issues that may prevent the device from operating properly

Please see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website, at https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm548491.htm?ource=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery, for information about the Class I recall announced by Phillips Healthcare for its HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator, due to electrical and battery connection issues that may prevent the device from powering up, charging, and delivering an electrical shock therapy. The device may also unexpectedly stop pacing.

Respectfully,