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Class 2 Device Recall GE Healthcare, MSK 1.5T Extreme MR Scanner Model AA5000

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  Class 2 Device Recall GE Healthcare, MSK 1.5T Extreme MR Scanner Model AA5000 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 29, 2011
Date Posted October 26, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 29, 2012
Recall Number Z-0107-2012
Recall Event ID 59522
510(K)Number K080048  
Product Classification System, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging - Product Code LNH

The MSK Extreme TM MR Scanner is intended for use as a diagnostic imaging device to produce axial, sagittal, coronal and oblique images of the internal structures of the leg (excluding the thigh), knee, ankle, foot, forearm, elbow, wrist and hand.
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Recalling Firm/
GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha WI 53188-1615
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
GE Healthcare has recently become aware that an exposed high voltage gradient wire internal to the MSK 1.5T Extreme system equipment may cause electrical shock, which may impact service personnel safety. This issue does not impact patient or operator safety.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action GE Healthcare LLC sent a "Urgent Medical Device Correction letter" dated August 29, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The customer was instructed to please ensure that all potential service personnel at your facility are made aware of this safety notification and the recommended actions. Contact your local service representative if you have any questions concerning this notification. For further questions please call ( 262 ) 513-4122.
Quantity in Commerce 52
Distribution Worldwide Distribution -- USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, CA, FL, ID, NY, NH, NJ, NV, OH, PA, TX, VA and WI., and countries of UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UKRAINE, UNITED KINGDOM, SWITZERLAND
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 = LNH and Original Applicant = ONI MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.