Enteral syringe pumps P500, P700 and P900 - recall due to invalid CE marking

Manufactured by Medicina Ltd - the safety and performance of these devices have not been properly evaluated (MDA/2015/035)


  • Identify affected devices from the manufacturer’s field safety notice (FSN)
  • Quarantine and return the devices to the manufacturer as described in the FSN
  • Return the email / faxback form in the FSN to the manufacturer

Action by

  • All healthcare workers who use these devices
  • Personnel involved in the purchase, supply and distribution of these devices

Deadlines for action

Actions underway: 13 October 2015, actions complete: 27 October 2015

Device details

All serial numbers are affected.

Problem/ background

The P700 and P900 pumps have previously been recalled (see MDA/2015/013). However, it is possible that not all of these pumps have been returned to Medicina Ltd and the recall has been extended to include the P500 pumps.

Manufacturer contacts

Medicina Ltd
Telephone: 01204 695 050

Email: michelle@medicina.co.uk


If you are responsible for cascading these alerts in your organisation, these are our suggested distribution lists.

Trusts (NHS boards in Scotland)

CAS and SABS (NI) liaison officers for onward distribution to all relevant staff including:

  • clinical governance leads
  • community children’s nurses
  • community hospitals
  • community nurses
  • dietetics departments
  • dieticians
  • district nurses
  • EBME departments
  • equipment libraries and stores
  • equipment stores
  • health and safety managers
  • hospital at home units
  • intensive care medical staff/paediatrics
  • intensive care nursing staff (adult)
  • intensive care nursing staff (paediatric)
  • intensive care units
  • intensive care, directors of
  • medical directors
  • neonatal nurse specialists
  • neonatology departments
  • neonatology directors
  • nursing executive directors
  • nutrition nurses
  • paediatric medicine, directors of
  • paediatric nurse specialists
  • paediatric wards
  • paediatricians
  • palliative care teams
  • purchasing managers
  • risk managers
  • special care baby units
  • supplies managers

NHS England area teams

CAS liaison officers for onward distribution to all relevant staff including:

  • nutritional nurse specialists

Social services

Liaison officers for onward distribution to all relevant staff including:

  • care at home staff
  • in-house residential care homes

Independent distribution

Establishments registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (England only):

  • care homes providing nursing care (adults)
  • further education colleges registered as care homes
  • hospices
  • hospitals in the independent sector
  • independent treatment centres

Please note: CQC and OFSTED do not distribute these alerts. Independent healthcare providers and social care providers can sign up to receive MDAs directly from the Department of Health’s Central Alerting System (CAS) by sending an email to: safetyalerts@dh.gsi.gov.uk and requesting this facility.

Establishments registered with OFSTED

Educational establishments with beds for children

  • residential special schools



Send enquiries about this notice to MHRA, quoting reference number MDA/2015/035 or 2015/008/014/601/007.

Technical aspects

Claire Dunne and Patrick Sweeney, MHRA
Telephone: 020 3080 7162 / 6898

Email: claire.dunne@mhra.gsi.gov.uk and patrick.sweeney@mhra.gsi.gov.uk

Clinical aspects

Mark Grumbridge, MHRA
Tel: 020 3080 7128

Email: mark.grumbridge@mhra.gsi.gov.uk

Reporting adverse incidents in England

Through the Yellow Card website.

Northern Ireland

Alerts in Northern Ireland are distributed via the NI SABS system.

Enquiries and adverse incident reports in Northern Ireland should be addressed to:

Northern Ireland Adverse Incident Centre
CMO Group
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
Telephone: 028 9052 3868
Fax: 028 9052 3900

Email: NIAIC@dhsspsni.gov.uk

Northern Ireland Adverse Incident Centre (NIAIC)

Reporting adverse incidents in Northern Ireland

Report directly to NIAIC using the forms on the website.


Enquiries and adverse incident reports in Scotland should be addressed to:

Incident Reporting and Investigation Centre
Health Facilities Scotland
NHS National Services Scotland
Telephone: 0131 275 7575
Fax: 0131 314 0722

Email: nss.iric@nhs.net

Reporting adverse incidents in Scotland

NHS boards and local authorities in Scotland should report to Health Facilities Scotland.

Contractors such as private hospitals carrying out NHS work and private care homes that accept social work funded clients should report to Health Facilities Scotland.

Private facilities providing care to private clients should report to the Care Inspectorate and MHRA.


Enquiries in Wales should be addressed to:

Healthcare Quality Division
Welsh Government
Telephone: 02920 823 624 / 02920 825 510

Email: Haz-Aic@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Reporting adverse incidents in Wales

Report to MHRA through Yellow Card and follow specific advice for reporting in Wales in MDA/2004/054 (Wales).

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MDA/2015/035 enteral syringe pumps P500, P700 and P900 – recall

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