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Class 2 Device Recall ApexPro Telemetry System

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  Class 2 Device Recall ApexPro Telemetry System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 04, 2006
Date Posting Updated October 20, 2006
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 03, 2012
Recall Number Z-0055-2007
Recall Event ID 36034
510(K)Number K032369  
Product Classification Telemetry System - Product Code MHX
Product GE ApexPro CH Telemetry System. The ApexPro Telemetry System is composed of 6 major components. -The patient worn data acquisition transmitters; -The receiver antenna system infrastructure; -The receivers; -The receiver subsystem; -A computer platform running the Apex Pro Telemetry Application; -A computer platform running a central station application (which may be the same computer platform running the ApexPro Telemetry Application)
Code Information Software version 3.8 and earlier
Recalling Firm/
Ge Healthcare
9900 W Innovation Dr
Wauwatosa WI 53226-4856
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
When a patient being monitored with ApexPro/Apex Pro CH Telemetry with ST monitoring disabled is in a pre-existing condition of continuous MESSAGE or ADVISORY level alarm preceding a SYSTEM WARNING level alarm, the SYSTEM WARNING audible alarm and flashing yellow border around the patient panel at the CIC (Clinical Information Center) does not occur.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action An Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated August 04, 2006 was sent to customers with affected devices. The letter described the issue affecting devices containing software versions v3.8 and earlier, provides short term recommendations and a long term solution of updating the software.
Quantity in Commerce 5,203
Distribution Worldwide-USA and Puerto Rico and countries of ,Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guam, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hunary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerlant, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, and Venezuela.
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 = MHX and Original Applicant = GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES