SCV alerts: Syringe filters Minisart NML / Ophthalsart recall, Magnus 1180 Operating Table Column defect, and Philips HeartStart HS1 Home, HS1 OnSite, FRx or FR2/FR2+ AED recall Safer Care Victoria has shared the following medical device alerts: Syringe filters Minisart NML / Ophthalsart - Urgent medical device recall Sartorius Australia has identified syringe filters (Minisart NML / Ophthalsart) that may release fibres and particles into the filtrate which may lead to foreign body reactions, immunological responses as well as pulmonary or cerebral microembolism and thrombosis. Customers with potential affected Minisart NML / Ophthalsart are advised to destroy all remaining stock from the affected batches. For more information see here. Magnus 1180 Operating Table Column - Urgent medical device defect correction Getinge have found that under certain conditions the operating table may develop a hydraulic leakage at the inclination function. This leakage leads to an unintended Trendelenburg or anti-Trendelenburg movement of the table top which has resulted in patients being transferred to another O.R. table and prolonged the procedure. For more information see here. Philips HeartStart HS1 Home, HS1 OnSite, FRx or FR2/FR2+ AED - Urgent medical device recall Philips has advised that a HeartStart HS1 Home, HS1 OnSite, FRx or FR2/FR2+ AED (defibrillator) may have been omitted from one or more previous recalls due to a serial number issue. For more information see here.