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Class 2 Device Recall Viasys Healthcare, Sonora Transcranial Doppler (TCD) System

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 Class 2 Recall
Viasys Healthcare, Sonora Transcranial Doppler (TCD) System
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Date Posted April 07, 2009
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0999-2009
Recall Event ID 50875
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K060421 
Product Classification System, Imaging, Pulsed Doppler, Ultrasonic - Product Code IYN
Product Viasys Healthcare, Sonora Transcranial Doppler (TCD) System. Model Sonara. Part Number of Units: 982A0470 Sonara Bilateral. The Sonara Transcranial Doppler system is a medical ultrasound device for noninvasively measuring the blood flow velocities in arteries and veins.
Code Information Serial Numbers: PWH0267 PWH0316 PWH0269 PWH0284 PWH0201 PWH0269 PWH0264 PWH0259 PWH0226 PWH0280 PWH0278 PWH0277 05-2507 05-2505 05-2504 06-2512 PWH0262 PWH0209 PWH0274 PWH0263 PWH0239 PWH0203 PWH0244 PWH0341 PWH0257 PWH0240 PWH0315 PWH0225 PWH0234 PWH0340 PWH0232 PWH0205 PWH0204 PWH0282 PWH0230 PWH0208 PWH0265 PWH0265 PWH0207 PWH0200 PWH0270 PWH0202 PWH0281 PWH0279 PWH0227 PWH0255 PWH0273 PWH0206 06-2505 06-2509 05-2508 06-2508 PWH0238 PWH0237 PWH0276 PWH0229 PWH0236 PWH0228 PWH0241 06-2507 PWH0258 PWH0242 PWH0271 and PWH0233.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Cardinal Health, Inc
5225 Verona Rd
Madison, Wisconsin 53711-4497
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Internal testing has identified several several scenarios where unexpected System lockups, shutdowns or system errors would render the Sonara unavailable for use until the Sonara can be restarted. These issues can be corrected by installing the Version 6.0 b045 software updating the Audio Driver and updating to XP Service Pack 3. Additionally, improper wiring could cause the cooling fan to not op
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action Consignees were sent a Cardinal Health "Urgent: Medical Device Correction" letter dated January 12, 2009 beginning the week of February 2, 2009 and continuing into week of February 9, 2009. The letter was addressed to customers describing the problems and systems affected and solutions. Cardinal Health requested customers to complete the actions listed in the letter to install the Field Correction and return the completed "Verification Form" via mail, e-mail or fax to Cardinal Health-NeuroCare. Further information can be obtained by calling 1-800-356-0007 ext 2191 or fax to 1-877-244-3805.
Quantity in Commerce 64 systems
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA including states of FL, DC, LA, NJ, NY, PA, TN, TX, WI, CA, MO, and LA and countries including THAILAND, SINGAPORE, SERBIA-MONTENEGRO, PORTUGAL, PHILIPPINES, POLAND, NORWAY, NETHERLANDS, KOREA, ITALY, ISRAEL, HUNGARY, HONG KONG, GREAT BRITAIN, SPAIN, GERMANY, CZECH REPUBLIC, SWITZERLAND, CANADA, BULGARIA, and BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA.
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 = IYN and Original Applicant = VIASYS HEALTHCARE, INC.
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