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Recall of AEDs

On February 3, Cardiac Science Corporation issued a recall for about 12,200 automated external defibrillators because they may fail during a resuscitation attempt. The company discovered the problem as part of its internal quality system, and hasn’t received any reports of problems in the field. Learn more at


Recall of access device

On Feb. 9 Acacia, Inc. issued a recall for certain lots of IV Extension Sets with BD Q-Syte™ Luer Access Device; use of the affected access device could cause air embolism or leakage of blood and/or therapy. See catalog and lot numbers at

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