Safety Alert 2007

Safety Alert 2007

This page provides helpful information regarding the corrective action currently in progress. More detailed information about this corrective action can be found in the formal customer notification letter found below.

Defibtech is providing customers with new free software to correct the problem. For the latest information about the software upgrade, please click here. In the meantime, Defibtech AEDs should be kept in service after following the immediate recommendations noted below.


Customer Confirmation Card

This card confirms that you have received and read the Customer Notification Letter. If you have not received the Customer Notification in the mail, please read the Customer Notification Letter below and then print and complete this form and fax back to Defibtech at: 1-203-738-1072.

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Customer Notification Letter

This letter is the notification of the corrective action mailed to all Defibtech customers who own a Defibtech AED. The letter provides a description of the problem and provides immediate recommendations on what should be done until software is upgraded.

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Immediate Recommendations

If your AED is running software version 2.002 or earlier versions (refer to instructions below to check your software version) please perform these recommendations as soon as possible.

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Instructions to Determine Software Version

The corrective action affects units with software version 2.002 or earlier versions. This document provides instructions on how to check the software version of your AED.

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Software Upgrade

Defibtech has released a new version of software that will correct the problem. Customers can install the new version of software in the field, where the unit is deployed. For more information about software upgrade, please click here.

Defibtech is providing this upgrade software free of charge. The software will be mailed to you directly or provided to you by your distributor. Please provide us with your contact information by filling out this form. This will ensure that the software (with instructions) is sent to you at the correct address.

Software Upgrade