AED Institute News Archive (2010)
Plumbers and Fitters Union Local 675 implements AED program and training
Cardiac Science Notifies AED Customers of Device Correction
November 13, 2009 FDA WEBSITE–FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Bothell, WA – Cardiac Science Corporation [NASDAQ: CSCX] is initiating a voluntary field correction after it was determined certain automated external defibrillators (AEDs) may experience a rare product issue in which the AED may not be able to deliver therapy during a resuscitation attempt. Device failure may affect resuscitation of the patient, which could lead to serious adverse events or death.
The recall is a voluntary action due to possible problems with the delivery of a successful shock given by the models when used properly. To find out further facts about the recall read the article. If you think your AED may have been affected by the recall visit the following Welch Allyn website where you can enter your AEDs serial number to find out further information.