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Class 2 Device Recall Discovery MR750w 3.0T System

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 Class 2 Recall
Discovery MR750w 3.0T System
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Date Posted April 11, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on March 14, 2014
Recall Number Z-1100-2013
Recall Event ID 64763
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Product Code LNH
Product GE Healthcare, Discovery MR750w 3.0T System. Part Number: 5352293. Product Usage: It is indicated for use as a diagnostic imaging device to produce axial, sagittal, coronal, and oblique images, spectroscopic images, parametric maps, and/or spectra,dynamic images of the structures and/or functions of the entire body, including, but not limited to, head, neck, TMJ, spine, breast, heart, abdomen, pelvis, joints, prostate,blood vessels, and musculoskeletal regions of the body.
Code Information Serial Number 00000000UA0027 00000000UA0012 00000000UA0029 00000000UA0031 00000000UA0030 00000000UA0028 00000000UA0034 00000000UA0038 00000000UA0048 00000000UA0046 00000000UA0052 00000000UA0041 00000000UA0011A 00000000UA0055 00000000UA0056 00000000UA0057 00000000UA0064 00000000UA0053 00000000UA0044 00000000UA0047 00000000UA0010 00000000UA0013 00000000UA0017 00000000UA0042 00000000UA0016 00000000UA0019 00000000UA0015 00000000UA0058 00000000UA0051 00000000UA0025 00000000UA0024 00000000UA0020 00000000UA0040 00000000UA0018 00000000UA0036 00000000UA0043 00000000UA0054 00000000UA0022 00000000UA0023 00000000UA0045 00000000UA0039 00000000UA0035 00000000UA0049 00000000UA0021 00000000UA0033 00000000UA0037
Recalling Firm/
GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-1615
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
GE Healthcare has recently become aware of a potential issue due to image flip in frequency encoding direction associated with a specific workflow of your Discovery MR750w system. Image flip issue in frequency encoding direction (including S/I, A/P and R/L) can result in incorrect localization of anatomy and pathological findings.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action GE Healthcare sent an Important Product Information letter dated April 23, 2012. The letter described the Issue, Instructions, Affected Product Details and Product Correction. For questions contact your local service representative.
Quantity in Commerce 46
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of: AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MD, NJ, NY, OH, OK, TX. and the countries of Australia, Belarus, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, 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 = LNH and Original Applicant = GE HEALTHCARE JAPAN CORPORATION