Infusion pump free flow update


Intravenous products: report “The FDA has issued an update to its class I recall of a pole-mounted infusion pump — recommending that users double-check and tug the pump’s door latch to make sure the door is securely closed to prevent the free flow of therapy.

The agency explained that the Triton Pole Mount Infusion Pump’s open door alarm may fail to warn that the door is not tightly closed, which may lead to free flow of infusion therapy — resulting in over-delivery of therapy and possibly serious injury or death, the FDA said in its recall update.”

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