||November 08, 2012
|Recall Event ID
System, x-ray, mobile -
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.
||MobileArt Evolution (12.5 kW) S/N of X-ray tube:
MobileArt Evolution (32 kW) S/N of X-ray tube:
Shimadzu Medical Systems
20101 S Vermont Ave
|For Additional Information Contact
310-217-8855 Ext. 139
|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.
||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
||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)s with Product Code = IZL and Original Applicant = SHIMADZU CORP.