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Medtronic Recall Reaches Class 1 Status

May 31, 2016

Medtronic’s recall of battery packs used in the company’s Capnostream 20 and Capnostream 20p patient monitors has been designated as Class 1 by the FDA.

The recall — which is due to manufacturing defects which may lead to thermal damage — involves 9,817 battery packs distributed nationwide between April 1, 2014 and February 3, 2016, and manufactured between April 1, 2014 and February 3, 2016, according to an FDA notice.

The voluntary recall was initiated on April 15. — Anisa Jibrell

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