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Class 2 Device Recall Ziehm Imaging GmbH

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 Class 2 Recall
Ziehm Imaging GmbH
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Date Posted December 24, 2013
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0565-2014
Recall Event ID 66976
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K073346 
Product Classification Interventional Fluoroscopic X-Ray System - Product Code OWB
Product Ziehm Vision(2) C-Arm Interventional Fluoroscopic X-Ray System. Mobile Fluoroscopic Imaging
Code Information 9760 9937 90067 90816 9763 9945 90102 90817 9828 9946 90103 90819 9840 9983 90142 90823 9841 9985 90636 90838 9848 9986 90699 90842 9849 90024 90715 90863 9855 90031 90750 90864 9856 90032 90758 90865 9894 90033 90773 90899 9896 90034 90774 90909 9923 90054 90813 90919 9924 90065 90814 9936 90066 90815
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Ziehm Imaging Inc
6280 Hazeltine National Dr
Suite 100
Orlando, Florida 32822-5114
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Engineering change in 2006 resulted in a minor non-conformity of their devices. Specifically the emergency switch was changed from a standard component to just an option on the devices.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action Ziehm Imaging sent an "URGENT RECALL NOTICE" letter dated November 22, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the products the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customers. Customers were advised and instructed to: Your Model and Serial number can be found on the product label attached to the side of the mobile C-arm Stand. Our records indicate that your facility has one or more of the products listed above that are being used in your facility. Recall of the product was initiated because according to our manufacturing documentation, the referenced device installed at your facility was not equipped with an emergency stopping device for vertical travel of the c-arm imaging assembly. To fully comply with applicable standards the referenced device must be retrofitted with an emergency stopping device identification and label. The issue: According to our manufacturing documentation, the referenced device installed at your facility was not equipped with an emergency stopping device. To fully comply with applicable standards the referenced device must be retrofitted with an emergency stopping device. The manufacturer Ziehm Imaging GmbH advised customers they may continue to operate the affected device with caution until the correction has been carried out on-site. During this time Ziehm Imaging GmbH advises the operator to be aware of the following safety measures which may resolve the possibility of potentially hazardous situations by: " Operating the power-off switch located either on the C-arm Stand top panel or on the monitor cart " Removing the power cable from the wall outlet or, " Activate the push-buttons for reverse vertical movement and keeping the pushbutton pressed until patient /operator is no longer in the risk zone or the device stops Please alert all staff members working with the device to these potential hazardous situations, and familiarize them with all possibilities to resolve the hazardous situation .
Quantity in Commerce 54 devices
Distribution USA (Nationwide) Distribution including the states of AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MT, MA, MD, MI, MN, MN, MO,MS, NC ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY and Hawaii.
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 = OWB and Original Applicant = ZIEHM IMAGING, INC.
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