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Faulty electrical cords spur recall of medical devices

Hospira Inc. is recalling some medical devices because of faulty electrical cords that carry a potential risk of electrical shock, delay in setup and therapy, interruption of therapy, device failure and fires which may also occur in an oxygen-rich environment. Depending on the device and the therapy, these failures may lead to serious injury or death. The recalled products include cardiac output computers, infusion pumps, and monitoring systems, and have AC power cords manufactured by Electri-Cord Manufacturing Corporation. The recall is in response to customer reports of sparking, charring and fires on the plug of the power cord. An investigation ... Read More