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Class 2 Device Recall Getinge 46Series

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 Class 2 Recall
Getinge 46Series
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Date Posted October 17, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on May 11, 2015
Recall Number Z-0018-2014
Recall Event ID 66000
Product Classification Disinfector, Medical Devices - Product Code MEC
Product Getinge 46-Series Medical Washer-Disinfectors, Listing # E208196 Product Usage: The washer disinfector is used in healthcare facilities where reusable items such as instruments, utensils, anesthesia sets, and glassware are handled for decontamination purposes.
Code Information Model # 46-4, Serial # range SEV0521184-SEV0838137
Recalling Firm/
Getinge Disinfection
Ljungadalsgatan 11
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Getinge Disinfection AB initiated a voluntary field safety correction for the Getinge 46-Series electrically-heated Washer Disinfectors due to possible overheating.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Getinge USA, Inc. sent a Device Correction Notices letter dated July 26, 2013 to all affected customers via US Postal Certified Mail within the U.S. and Canada. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter indicate that all customers will be contacted by a Getinge representative for guidance if any machine within the serial number range of affected product is within their possession. If you should have any questions or concerns regarding this field correction, please call 1-800-475-9040, press "1" and enter extension 5036.
Quantity in Commerce 143 units (142 domestically & 1 unit internationally)
Distribution USA Nationwide in the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, PR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY and internationally in Canada.
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.