Medical device shortage: Vacu-Aide QSU Suction Unit

The Vacu-Aide QSU Suction Unit is currently reported as a medical device shortage through the Interim Order to help prevent or alleviate shortages in relation to COVID-19. For a full list of shortages, refer to the medical device shortages: list of shortages.

Posted on 2020-01-28

Type of report

Actual medical device shortage

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

Vacu-Aide QSU Suction Unit

Other names (for example trade name), if applicable


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

Contains 1 suction unit, 800ml disposable canister with filter

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

Class II

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

7314P-D; 7314D-D; 7314D-D-EXF; 7314P-D-EXF

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


Single use product


Manufacturer’s name

DeVilbiss Healthcare LLC

Manufacturer’s mailing address

100 DeVilbiss Drive
Somerset, PA

Reason for shortage

Increase in demand for the medical device

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