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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Medical Imaging

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Date Initiated by Firm February 26, 2016
Create Date March 25, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 23, 2016
Recall Number Z-1262-2016
Recall Event ID 73504
510(K)Number K142006  
Product Classification System, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
Product The E.CAM gamma camera system

Product Usage:
The E.CAM gamma camera system is a SPECT system and measures the distribution of radiopharmaceuticals in humans for the purpose of determining various metabolic (molecular) and physiologic functions within the human body
Code Information 10275879, 10413009, 04380213, 04380221, 05242826, 05977066, 05977074, 05984005, 05989079, 05989087, 05989095, 05991109, 05991117, 05992099, 07324119, 07324135, 07324143, 07324150, 07760809, 07760932, 07761161, 07823920, 07823938, 07823946, 07823953, 07823961, 07823979, 10151531, 10151532, 10520745
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
2501 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates IL 60192-2061
For Additional Information Contact Laura M. Myer
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
We received a customer complaint that Siemens reported via the MedWatch process (1423253-2015-00002). The result of a Hazard Analysis and CAPA investigation, we have determined that for e.cam or Symbia E systems that although the existing user manual is correct, additional supplemental instructions, with the inclusion of visual aids, may further clarify and emphasize the proper collimator change
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling design
Action Siemens sent a Customer Advisory Notice CAN 001 -2016 to all affected customers describing the recall and additional actions to take. Siemens updated user instructions, drafting customer advisory letter, and obtaining internal and external approvals, and translation of this content. Customer Advisory Notice Letter provided to each impacted consignee will document receipt of the letter and additional attempts will be made until such receipt is acknowledged. Instructions provided in letter explain that Hospital staff should inform end users of the enhancements that have been made to the user manual and continue to use your system. It also instruct end user that the advisory notice and addendum instructions should be placed with the system's instructions for use. The system use information should be available to all operators of the system. Siemens advises that if the end user has sold their equipment and it is no longer in their possession, They kindly ask that the end user forward the notice to the new owner of this equipment. They should inform Siemens about the new owner of the equipment. Adverse events or quality problems experienced with the use of this product should be reported to Siemens through the contact information provided below and may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax. If the end user has any questions regarding the important notice, they should contact their local Service representative at the contact numbers provided below. -America: 1-800-888-7436 -Europe, Middle East, and Africa: +49 9131 940 4000 -Asia and Australia: +86 (21) 3811 2121
Quantity in Commerce 3090 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY and Puerto Rico.***** Foreign Consignees: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, P.R. China, Pakistan, Palestinian Ter, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Rep. of Yemen, Republic Korea, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad,Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, U.A.E., Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vietnam.
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 = KPS and Original Applicant = SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC.