Medical device shortage: CARESCAPE VC150 Vital Signs Monitor

The CARESCAPE VC150 Vital Signs Monitor is currently reported as a medical device shortage through Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Drugs, Medical Devices and Foods for a Special Dietary Purpose in Relation to COVID-19. Interim Order No. 2 repeals and replaces the Interim Order Respecting Drugs, Medical Devices and Foods for a Special Dietary Purpose in relation to COVID-19 (the previous interim order) made by the Minister on March 30, 2020. For a full list of shortages, refer to the list of medical device shortages.

Posted on 19-05-2021

Type of report

Anticipated medical device shortage

Name of medical device (including any component, accessory or part that is in shortage, including the model name) if applicable

CARESCAPE VC150 Vital Signs Monitor

Other names (for example trade name), if applicable


Package description (for example, packaging formats, sizes, quantities)

1 per box

Class of medical device (I, II, III or IV), if known

Class III

Device identifier(s) (for example, serial number, catalogue number, part number, model number or unique device identifier)

2067980-001; 2067980-002; 2067980-003; 2067980-004; 2067980-005; 2067980-006; 2067980-007; 2067980-008; 2067980-009; 2067980-010; 2067980-011; 2067980-012; 2067980-013; 2067980-014; 2067980-015; 2067980-016

Medical device licence number (for Class II, III and IV), if applicable


Authorization identification number (for devices authorized for importation or sale under an interim order made under section 30.1 of the Food and Drugs Act), if applicable


Single- use product


Manufacturer's name

Innokas Yhtyma Oy

Manufacturer’s mailing address

Vihikari 10
90440 Kempele

Reason for shortage

Disruption of the manufacturing of a medical device

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