Cable lead

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Cable/lead, electrocardiograph
  • Class:
  • Class 1
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Cable/lead, electrocardiograph
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 217735
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

217735

Zoll Medical Australia Pty Ltd - Cable/lead, electrocardiograph

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class 1

Sponsor

Zoll Medical Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Unit 10/39 Herbert Street,ST LEONARDS, NSW, 2065

Australia

ARTG Start Date

26/11/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class 1

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Zoll Medical Corporation

269 Mill Road

Chelmsford, MA, 01824-4105

United States Of America

Products

1. Cable/lead, electrocardiograph

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date

26/11/2013

GMDN

35562 Cable/lead, electrocardiograph

Intended purpose

A device for the transmission of electrical signals from the patient's heart to the electrocardiograph (ECG)

machine. The cable leads are attached to the chest in a given pattern by using electrodes.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for U.S. men and women. And many #FDA regulated devices are used to treat various heart issues. Here’s how. link: https://go.usa.gov/xEprU?utm_source=CDRHTwitterD … #heartmonthpic.twitter.com/i5IDrYgSLs

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for U.S. men and women. And many #FDA regulated devices are used to treat various heart issues. Here’s how. link: https://go.usa.gov/xEprU?utm_source=CDRHTwitterD … #heartmonth pic.twitter.com/i5IDrYgSLs

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-2-2019

Survey of human insulin products

Survey of human insulin products

The TGA has tested a range of human insulin products and all met the applicable quality standards

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

18-1-2019


Checklist for the submission of Type IA and Type IB (without linguistic review) product information annexes and Annex A (if applicable) - veterinary

Checklist for the submission of Type IA and Type IB (without linguistic review) product information annexes and Annex A (if applicable) - veterinary

Checklist for the submission of Type IA and Type IB (without linguistic review) product information annexes and Annex A (if applicable) - veterinary

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

16-1-2019

Erleada (Janssen-Cilag International NV)

Erleada (Janssen-Cilag International NV)

Erleada (Active substance: apalutamide) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2019)257 of Wed, 16 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4452

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

20-12-2018

The use of necklaces, bracelets,& other jewelry marketed for relieving teething pain can lead to serious injuries or death & should not be used to reduce teething pain in infants or to provide sensory  stimulation to persons with special needs. Learn more

The use of necklaces, bracelets,& other jewelry marketed for relieving teething pain can lead to serious injuries or death & should not be used to reduce teething pain in infants or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs. Learn more

The use of necklaces, bracelets,& other jewelry marketed for relieving teething pain can lead to serious injuries or death & should not be used to reduce teething pain in infants or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xEaWn  pic.twitter.com/RScrgBUSYj

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

Atripla (Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences Limited)

Atripla (Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences Limited)

Atripla (Active substance: efavirenz / emtricitabine / tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)7982 of Mon, 26 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/797/II/130

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

23-11-2018

.@US_FDA issues Class I Medical Device Recall, the most serious type of   recall: Oscor Recalls TB Temporary Bipolar Pacing Leads Due to  Connector Separation Causing Potential for Loss of Pacing. Find out  more:  https://go.usa.gov/xPHxF  #FDA #MedicalDe

.@US_FDA issues Class I Medical Device Recall, the most serious type of recall: Oscor Recalls TB Temporary Bipolar Pacing Leads Due to Connector Separation Causing Potential for Loss of Pacing. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xPHxF  #FDA #MedicalDe

. @US_FDA issues Class I Medical Device Recall, the most serious type of recall: Oscor Recalls TB Temporary Bipolar Pacing Leads Due to Connector Separation Causing Potential for Loss of Pacing. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xPHxF  #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/negJ6HU4x2

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-11-2018

School administrators/teachers share the vital mission of educating today's youth. Their guidance and leadership develops our young people into tomorrow's leaders. We hope these resources are helpful in getting students/educators talking about the risks o

School administrators/teachers share the vital mission of educating today's youth. Their guidance and leadership develops our young people into tomorrow's leaders. We hope these resources are helpful in getting students/educators talking about the risks o

School administrators/teachers share the vital mission of educating today's youth. Their guidance and leadership develops our young people into tomorrow's leaders. We hope these resources are helpful in getting students/educators talking about the risks of e-cigarette use. pic.twitter.com/v4YHpyORXl

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-10-2018

October is #SIDSAwarenessMonth.  Smoking during pregnancy can lead to complications, premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, and SIDS. Make sure your baby is #safetosleep at  https://women.smokefree.gov/  via @FDATobaccopic.twitter.com/i37QX61Bb

October is #SIDSAwarenessMonth. Smoking during pregnancy can lead to complications, premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, and SIDS. Make sure your baby is #safetosleep at https://women.smokefree.gov/  via @FDATobaccopic.twitter.com/i37QX61Bb

October is #SIDSAwarenessMonth. Smoking during pregnancy can lead to complications, premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, and SIDS. Make sure your baby is #safetosleep at https://women.smokefree.gov/  via @FDATobacco pic.twitter.com/i37QX61Bb7

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration