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Class 2 Device Recall IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

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  Class 2 Device Recall IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 06, 2011
Date Posted November 18, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 08, 2014
Recall Number Z-0212-2012
Recall Event ID 60165
510(K)Number K050228  
Product Classification System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
Product IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

The IMPAX Cardiovascular suite is a cardiovascular Information system providing image archiving and image display and modality study-specific structured reporting.
Code Information Software Versions - All DICOMStore Version 2.04.44 and earlier
Recalling Firm/
AGFA Corp.
10 S Academy St
Greenville SC 29601-2632
For Additional Information Contact Debbie Norris
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Incorrect entries in mapping files could lead to inaccurate measurement display in adult and pediatric echo reports when using the IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR).
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The firm, AGFA HealthCare" sent an 'URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" dated May 27, 2011 via FED-EX by June 6, 2011 to all customers using the affected product. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to distribute this information within their facility to all those who need to be aware and to complete and return the attached FEEDBACK FORM via fax to 864-421-1668 or email to debbie.norris@agfa.com. AGFA will provide software corrections to all affected sites and will contact the customers to schedule the analysis and provide any corrections if required. If you have any questions about this matter, please contact your local Agfa HealthCare Service at 877-777-2432.
Quantity in Commerce 280
Distribution Worldwide distribution: AK, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV; and country of: Canada.
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 = LLZ and Original Applicant = HEARTLAB, INC.