Medical Device Alert – Defibrillation Electrodes for Children
A problem has been identified by the manufacturers of defibrillation electrodes for children which are supplied under various brand names and product codes.
Manufacturer Leonhard Lang is recalling specified lots of defibrillation electrodes for children. Electrodes older than 2 years may malfunction and this could delay urgent treatment. Leonhard Lang has decided to recall all product older than 18 months. These electrodes are compatible with a range of automated external defibrillators (AED) used in the UK.