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Class 3 Device Recall Dermalight 80, UVB083

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  Class 3 Device Recall Dermalight 80, UVB083 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 08, 2013
Date Posting Updated July 19, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 24, 2014
Recall Number Z-1779-2013
Recall Event ID 65494
510(K)Number K903660  
Product Classification Lamp, infrared, non heating - Product Code FTC
Product Dermalight 80 Model Number UVB-083, one unit per box.

The Dermalight 80 is a Phototherapy light unit that provides ultraviolet radiation therapy for diagnosed skin disorders such as Psoriasis and Vitiligo.
Code Information The following batch and serial numbers are affected by the recall: Batch 007778, Serial numbers D83-30016 to D83-30021.
Recalling Firm/
National Biological Corp
23700 Mercantile Rd
Beachwood OH 44122-5900
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The incorrect manual may have been packaged with this product. UVB-083 devices may have included the manual for a UVA-080 device.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling mix-ups
Action The firm, National Biological, sent an "VOLUNTARY PRODUCT RECALL NOTIFICATION" letter dated May 10, 2013 to its consignees/customers by UPS or other delivery service with a signature required. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. Consignees/customers who do not respond to the letter will be contacted via telephone. The customers were instructed to check within your household to determine if you have any of the listed product; immediately destroy the incorrect User Manual, it is not necessary to return the product; record the Customer Name and or the Dermalight-80 serial number and complete and return the enclosed Verification Form, even if you do not have any User Manuals to destroy. Please contact your National Biological Corporation sales representative if you have any questions regarding this recall, any of our products, or would like assistance with the recall call 216-831-0600 or 800-338-5045 email: infor@PhototherapyExperts.com.
Quantity in Commerce 6 units
Distribution US distribution including the states of: AL, CA, MN, and NC.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = FTC and Original Applicant = SOLITEC GMBH