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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Syngo.MR

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  Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Syngo.MR see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 16, 2021
Date Posted September 10, 2021
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-2447-2021
Recall Event ID 88588
510(K)Number K203443  
Product Classification System, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging - Product Code LNH
Product MR MAGNETOM Systems with RT Image Suite with syngo MR VA20A, VA30A and VA31A with license SW-Key CT_RT_IMA_SUITE_SYNTHETIC_CT

Material Numbers: 11060815
Code Information Serial Numbers: 176302 175681
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
40 Liberty Blvd
Malvern PA 19355-1418
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Potential for data loss when using the contouring or patient marking workflow when editing a structure set after saving and reopening a study, resulting in an incomplete structure set sent to the treatment planning system (TPS).
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Siemens has initiated three (3) Customer Safety Advisory Notices (CSANs) to affected customers via SY052/21/S, CT042/21/S and MR019/21/S by email or hand delivery by the Siemens Customer Service Engineer on 8/16/21. Temporary workarounds are available for some of the software versions and are described in the CSANs. Additionally, a solution to eliminate the root cause of this problem is being distributed via SY051/21/S (for SY and CT) and MR021/21/S for MR to all affected customers free of charge. The service organization will contact you to arrange a date to perform this corrective action free of charge. Contact the service organization for an earlier appointment at 1-800-888-7436. ***UPDATE: 01/31/22 Additionally, a solution to eliminate the root cause of this problem is being distributed via CT049/21S, CT061/21/S, CT062/21/S, and CT088/21/S for CT. ***UPDATE: 03/12/22 Status Report Additional 13 S/N's added
Quantity in Commerce 2 systems
Distribution US Nationwide distribution.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = LNH and Original Applicant = Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.