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Class 2 Device Recall EPIQ 7 Ultrasound System

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 Class 2 Recall
EPIQ 7 Ultrasound System
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Date Posted November 20, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on July 16, 2014
Recall Number Z-0368-2014
Recall Event ID 66662
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, Imaging, Pulsed Doppler, Ultrasonic - Product Code IYN
Product EPIQ 7 Ultrasound System, Model 795200, 795201, 795202. Intended for diagnostic ultrasound imaging and fluid flow analysis.
Code Information TRACE ITEM SERIAL NUMBERS in the UNITED STATES: US713B0171, US713B0207, US813B0017, US813B0018, US813B0019, US813B0020, US813B0022, US813B0023, US813B0024, US813B0025, US813B0122, US813B0123, US813B0125, US813B0127, US813B0128, US813B0129, US813B0131, US813B0132, US813B0134, US813B0135, US813B0233, US813B0234, US813B0235, US813B0236, US813B0237, US813B0238, US813B0239, US813B0240, US813B0423, US813B0424, US813B0425, US813B0426, US813B0427, US813B0428, US813B0429, US813B0430, US813B0431, US813B0432, US813B0433, US813B0434, US913B0033, US913B0034, US913B0035, US913B0036, US913B0037, US913B0038, US913B0039, US913B0040, US913B0057, US913B0060, US913B0061, US913B0062, US913B0063, US913B0064, US913B0065, US913B0066, US913B0106, US913B0107, US913B0108, US913B0109, US913B0110, US913B0111, US913B0112, US913B0113, US913B0144, US913B0176, US913B0201, US913B0256, US913B0257, US913B0350, US913B0363, US913B0364, US913B0365, US913B0366, US913B0367, US913B0368, US913B0369, US913B0380, US913B0384, US913B0395, US913B0396, US913B0397, US913B0398, US913B0399, US913B0400, US913B0401, US913B0402, US913B0409, US913B0441, US913B0444, US913B0445, US913B0446, US913B0447, US913B0503, US913B0522, US913B0614, US913B0615, US913B0616, US913B0618, US913B0619, and USO13B0043. TRACE ITEM SERIAL NUMBERS INTERNATIONAL: US513B0224, US513B0295, US513B0387, US513B0560, US613B0299, US713B0085, US713B0086, US713B0118, US713B0119, US713B0120, US713B0122, US713B0123, US713B0126, US713B0149, US713B0171, US713B0172, US713B0192, US713B0193, US713B0194, US713B0195, US713B0204, US713B0205, US713B0206, US713B0208, US713B0324, US713B0325, US713B0358, US713B0359, US713B0437, US713B0439, US713B0440, US713B0532, US713B0537, US713B0573, US713B0574, US713B0575, US713B0576, US713B0577, US713B0578, US713B0579, US713B0580, US713B0581, US713B0582, US713B0583, US713B0584, US713B0586, US713B0587, US713B0588, US713B0589, US713B0590, US713B0592, US713B0593, US713B0594, US713B0595, US813B0015, US813B0016, US813B0032, US813B0037, US813B0038, US813B0039, US813B0121, US813B0151, US813B0152, US813B0153, US813B0154, US813B0155, US813B0156, US813B0157, US813B0158, US813B0159, US813B0160, US813B0161, US813B0162, US813B0163, US813B0164, US813B0183, US813B0184, US813B0185, US813B0186, US813B0187, US813B0188, US813B0189, US813B0190, US813B0191, US813B0192, US813B0193, US813B0194, US813B0195, US813B0196, US813B0232, US813B0396, US813B0397, US813B0398, US813B0399, US813B0400, US813B0401, US813B0402, US813B0403, US813B0404, US813B0405, US813B0406, US813B0407, US813B0408, US813B0409, US813B0410, US813B0411, US813B0468, US813B0469, US813B0470, US813B0471, US813B0472, US813B0473, US813B0474, US813B0475, US813B0476, US813B0477, US813B0478, US813B0479, US813B0480, US913B0026, US913B0027, US913B0028, US913B0029, US913B0030, US913B0031, US913B0032, US913B0041, US913B0051, US913B0059, US913B0085, US913B0086, US913B0101, US913B0102, US913B0103, US913B0104, US913B0105, US913B0130, US913B0132, US913B0133, US913B0134, US913B0135, US913B0137, US913B0138, US913B0139, US913B0140, US913B0141, US913B0142, US913B0143, US913B0177, US913B0178, US913B0179, US913B0185, US913B0202, US913B0216, US913B0217, US913B0218, US913B0219, US913B0220, US913B0221, US913B0222, US913B0223, US913B0232, US913B0252, US913B0253, US913B0254, US913B0255, US913B0259, US913B0260, US913B0299, US913B0300, US913B0301, US913B0302, US913B0303, US913B0316, US913B0317, US913B0318, US913B0319, US913B0332, US913B0333, US913B0336, US913B0337, US913B0338, US913B0339, US913B0340, US913B0349, US913B0359, US913B0360, US913B0385, US913B0408, US913B0458, US913B0459, US913B0486, US913B0487, US913B0488, US913B0489, US913B0490, US913B0499, US913B0504, US913B0505, US913B0506, US913B0565, US913B0566, US913B0567, US913B0568, USO13B0040, and USO13B0041.
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems North America Inc.
22100 Bothell Everett Hwy
Bothell, Washington 98021-8431
For Additional Information Contact Beth St. Germain
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A problem has been detected with Philips Model EPIQ 7 Ultrasound System, software version 1.0 and 1.0.1. Using the International System Date Format may result in calculation errors in Gestational Age Gestational Age (GA) and Established Due Date (EDD).
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action Affected customers will be notified via the Urgent-Field Safety Notice (FSN79500286), Philips Model EPIQ 7 Ultrasound system, dated 2013 October. Customers are informed that using the International System Date Format in the Philips Model EPIQ 7 Ultrasound System, software version 1.0 and 1.0.1. may result in calculation errors in Gestational Age and Established Due Date (EDD). Philips will upgrade customer systems to software version 1.1, which corrects the issue, for a free of charge.
Quantity in Commerce 306 units total (206 international; 100 in the US).
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of CT, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, NC, OR, PA, TX, and WA, and the countries of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = IYN and Original Applicant = PHILIPS ULTRASOUND, INC.