Hamilton Medical recalls ventilation systems over software issue

February 8, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Hamilton Medical recalled certain lots of its Hamilton-T1 ventilation systems over concerns that a "miscalculation" in oxygen consumption could harm pediatric patients.

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Swiss ventilation devices maker Hamilton Medical recalled certain of its Hamilton-T1 ventilators over concerns that a software glitch may harm pediatric patients.

The FDA gave the recall Class I status, a category reserved for device malfunctions "in which there is a reasonable probability that use of these products will cause serious adverse health consequences or death."

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