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Class 2 Device Recall System, xray, mobile

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 Class 2 Recall
System, xray, mobile
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Date Posted November 08, 2012
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0264-2013
Recall Event ID 62271
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, X-Ray, Mobile - Product Code IZL
Product 0.7/1.2JG326D-265 Product Usage: The device is a mobile X-ray system in order to take general radiography of patients in the hospital who cannot move and/or of outpatients in emergency.
Code Information MobileArt Evolution (12.5 kW) S/N of X-ray tube: 2XY0090049 2XY0090052 2XY0090062 2XY0090388 2XY0092824 2XY0092822 2XY0094944 2XY0094940 2XY0095628 2XY0095975 2XY0095996 2XY0097550 2XY0097539 2XY0000035 2XY0090058 MobileArt Evolution (32 kW) S/N of X-ray tube: 2XY0092847 2XY0092851 2XY0092850 2XY0093893 2XY0093890 2XY0093561 2XY0096822 2XY0096828 2XY0097579 2XY0000834 2XY0001079 2XY0001215 2XY0001200 2XY0001311 2XY0001216 2XY0001312 2XY0001214 2XY0001377 2XY0001374 2XY0001383 2XY0001488 2XY0001653 2XY0001478 2XY0001657 2XY0001658 2XY0001674 2XY0001672 2XY0001644 2XY0002081 2XY0002281 2XY0002088 2XY0002083 2XY0002289 2XY0001827 CM74B3012026 2XY0003774 2XY0004043
Recalling Firm/
Shimadzu Medical Systems
20101 S Vermont Ave
Torrance, California 90502-1328
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Shimadzu is recalling Diagnostic X-ray Beam-Limiting Device, Mobile x-ray system and Diagnostic x-ray tube assembly because they do not comply with the Product Performance Standards, 21CFR 1020.30 (m) Beam quality --(1) Half-value layer (HVL), which was revised in 2006. Certain devices might not comply with the requirements for them in some x-ray generating condition after the revision in 2006.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Shimadzu sent an Urgent Voluntary Medical Device Recall - Field Safety Notice letters dated September 19, 2012 to all the affected customers. The letter identifed the description of non-compliance, how to identify the affected products, corrective action plan by Shimadzu and actions to be taken customers. Customers were instructed to contact their local Shimadzu representative or contact Shimadzu National Technical Support at Shimadzu Medical Systems National Technical Support (800) 228-1429.
Quantity in Commerce 5 units
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution
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 = IZL and Original Applicant = SHIMADZU CORP.