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Class 2 Device Recall Axiom Aristos MX

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  Class 2 Device Recall Axiom Aristos MX see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 05, 2013
Date Posted July 24, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 24, 2015
Recall Number Z-1795-2013
Recall Event ID 65604
510(K)Number K983732  
Product Classification Solid state x-ray imager (flat panel/digital imager) - Product Code MQB
Product Axiom Aristos MX Solid State Flat Panel Digital Imager, Model number 5895003. The device is used for diagnostic X-ray imaging.
Code Information Model Number 5895003 with serial numbers 1052 through 2500.
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
51 Valley Stream Pkwy
Malvern PA 19355
For Additional Information Contact Siemens Customer Service
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Siemens issued a Field Safety Notice about the potential hazard to patients or operators when using the function "table top float" of the AXIOM Aristos MX. When repositioning a patient lying on the table top and releasing the table top, it is possible that the fingers of the patient or operator are between the table top and the detector tray and if the table top is moved, the fingers can be squee
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action On 6/5/13, consignees were notified by letter of a "Field Safety Notice" and received instructions about how to avoid the potential risk of this issue while using the device. Siemens also rolled out a modification of AXIOM Aristos MX that will avoid these potential injuries in the future.
Quantity in Commerce 401
Distribution 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 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 = MQB and Original Applicant = SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.