Phillips Healthcare recalls HeartStart MRx
Phillips Healthcare recalls HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator due to electrical issues that may prevent the device from operating properly
Reason for Recall
Phillips is recalling the 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. A delay in delivering therapy could result in serious patient injury such as permanent organ damage, brain injury, or death.
Who May be Affected
Health care providers and first responders using this defibrillator
Patients who may need defibrillation or pacing to restore normal heart rhythm
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