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Class 2 Device Recall Celex/GE Precision MPi

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 Class 2 Recall
Celex/GE Precision MPi
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Date Posted September 29, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated on October 20, 2009
Recall Number Z-1658-2009
Recall Event ID 52173
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, X-Ray, Fluoroscopic, Image-Intensified - Product Code JAA
Product Celex/GE Precision MPi, REF no.: 02980000 Is an all-digital multipurpose tilt-C X-ray system, intended for a multitude of diagnostic procedures, including: R&F, radiology, fluoroscopy, interventional procedures, vascular and non-vascular procedures, and specialized applications including angiographic studies.
Code Information Serial Numbers: 507003, 507004, 507005, 510004, 510009, 510010, 513001, 513003, 513007, 518001, 518002, 518004, 518005, 518006, 518011, 518013, 518014, 518015, 518017, 518018, 518020, 522001, 522002, 522003, 522004, 522005, 522006, 522008, 522009, 522012, 522014, 522015, 522016, 522018, 522019, 536001, 536002, 536003, 536006 and 536007.
Recalling Firm/
NRT - Nordisk Rontgen Teknik A/S
Birkegaardsvej 16
For Additional Information Contact Kevin Walls
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The GE Precision MPi is in violation with 21 CFR Part 1020.32 requiring a signal audible to the fluoroscopist to sound for each passage of 5 minutes of fluoroscopic irradiation time during an examination or procedure.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
RADIATION CONTROL FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT: Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act
Action An Advisory Notice concerning GE Precision MPi, dated May 1, 2009, was issued to Healthcare Professionals. The notice discussed the problem, risk, recommended immediate action, future actio, and affected system and serial numbers. A GE Field Service Representative will visit each affected U.S. customer site and introduce a speaker connected to the generator touch screen (to which the audible tone is delivered) in the operator's room, to be placed on the wall in the x-ray room. For further information, customers were to contact their local GE field engineer.
Quantity in Commerce 38 units (US)
Distribution Nationwide Distribution, including CA, CO, FL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, VT, WA, WI.
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 = JAA and Original Applicant = NRT-NORDISK RONTGEN TEKNIK A/S