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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 23, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64039
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Quanta System, S.p.A.
City Solbiate Olona (VA)
State
Country IT
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-11-07
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Class II Recall - Worldwide Distribution - USA including TX, AZ, OR, and CO. Only US product is affected by this recall.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Ultrawave II EX 1320/ Ultrawave III EX 1320 Powered Laser Surgical Instrument. Nd:YAG 1064 nm: Coagulation and hemostasis of benign vascular lesions (e.g. port wine stains, hemangiomas, warts, telangiectasia, rosacea, venus lake, leg and spider veins, scars, straie and psoriasis; Treatment of benign pigmented lesions to reduce lesion size, for patients with lesions that would potentially benefit from aggressive treatment, and for patients with lesions that have not responded to other laser treatments; Treatment of facial wrinkles (e.g. periocular and periorbital); Removal of unwanted hair, for the stable longterm, or permanent, hair reduction, including Fitzpatrick IVI and suntanned skin types; For the treatment of pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB); Reduction of red pigmentation in hypertrophic and keloid scars where vascularity is an integral part of the scar; For use on all skin types (Fitzpatrick IVI) including tanned skin. Alexandrite 755 nm: Coagulation and hemostasis of vascular lesions and the removal and permanent reduction of unwanted hair in Fitzpatrick skin types 1VI, including suntanned skin types; Pigmented lesions; Wrinkles. Nd: YAG 1320 nm: General surgery and dermatology for the incision, excision, ablation, vaporization, coagulation and hemostasis of soft tissue; Treatment of periorbital and periocular wrinkles, fine lines and wrinkles, treatment of back acne and atrophic acne scars. IPL: Permanent hair reduction; Photocoagulation of dermatological vascular lesion (i.e. face telangiectasia); Photothermolysis of blood vessels (treatment of facial and leg veins); Treatment of benign pigmented lesions. All codes and devices are applicable. Class II Quanta System S.p.A, Italy, is notifying U.S. consignees that their website contained promotional materials for products distributed in the U.S. which did not specify that some of the claims made therein were not meant to apply to the U.S. distributed devices. 22 units Z-0693-2013
Eterna Giovinezza System, Powered Laser Surgical Instrument. Permanent hair reduction; Photocoagulation of dermatological vascular lesions; Photothermolysis of blood vessels (treatment of facial and leg veins); Treatment of benign pigmented lesions; Inflammatory acne All codes and devices are applicable. Class II Quanta System S.p.A, Italy, is notifying U.S. consignees that their website contained promotional materials for products distributed in the U.S. which did not specify that some of the claims made therein were not meant to apply to the U.S. distributed devices. 12 units Z-0692-2013
Q-Plus T Powered Laser Surgical Instrument Nd:YAG 1064 nm and 532 nm: Treatment of vascular lesions and pigmented lesions; Hair and tattoo removal; The incision, excision, ablation, vaporization of soft tissue for general dermatology. Ruby 694nm: Cutting, vaporization and ablation of soft tissue; Tattoo removal; Treatment of benign pigmented lesions. All codes and devices are applicable. Class II Quanta System S.p.A, Italy, is notifying U.S. consignees that their website contained promotional materials for products distributed in the U.S. which did not specify that some of the claims made therein were not meant to apply to the U.S. distributed devices. 75 units Z-0691-2013
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