Medical Device Alert: Intravenous administration sets: Primary PlumSet Clave secondary port

Manufactured by Hospira.
Specific list numbers are affected.



Risk of interruption to IV therapy, which may require medical intervention.

This is due to leakage of fluids from the break in the bond between the Clave needle-free connector and the secondary port of the PlumSet.

Hospira issued a Field Safety Notice (FSN) dated 08 August 2013 to advise users how to minimise the possibility of breakage, but has not received confirmation from enough users that they have received and acted on this information.

Action by

All medical, nursing and technical staff involved in the use of these devices.


Identify affected administration sets.

Ensure that all users are aware of the recommendations given in the FSN. In particular, do not bend or twist the

Clave needle-free connector when accessing the secondary port.

Return the completed reply form to Hospira.


Full Alert HERE



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