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Class 2 Device Recall eFilm Workstation

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  Class 2 Device Recall eFilm Workstation see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 20, 2016
Create Date December 05, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 30, 2019
Recall Number Z-0707-2017
Recall Event ID 75270
510(K)Number K020995  
Product Classification System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
Product Merge, eFilm Workstation and eFilm Lite
eFilm Workstation with Modules is a software application that is used for viewing medical images. eFilm Workstation with Modules receives digital images and data from various sources (including but not limited to CT, MR, US, RF units, computed and direct radiographic devices, secondary capture devices, scanners, imaging gateways or imaging sources). eFilm Workstation with Modules can be used to communicate, process and display medical images. Users have access to various image processing and measurement tools to assist them in viewing images. In addition, users can overlay templates on medical images to aid in preoperative planning. eFilm Workstation with Modules can be integrated with an institution s existing HIS or RIS for a fully integrated electronic patient record. Typical users of eFilm Workstation with Modules are trained medical professionals, including but not limited to radiologists, technologists and clinicians
Code Information EFilm Workstation and eFilm Lite versions 2.1, 2.1.2, 3.0, 3.1, 3.3.5, 3.4, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3 and 4.1.
Recalling Firm/
Merge Healthcare, Inc.
900 Walnut Ridge Dr
Hartland WI 53029-8347
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A product issues happens for RF projection images. If user measures on RF image, .cal (Calibration) is not displayed and measurement is not correct. The .cal label is not displayed on the projection images after calibration is performed which should be present if the measurement is presented based on Pixel Spacing.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Merge Healthcare sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated October 12, 2016, to all affected consignees. The letter described the Product, Issue, Potential Harm, Containment by the Customer / User, Actions by Merge, and Actions by Customers. Advised consignees to discontinue using the product, and identify & notify all customers. Requested consignees for a response to the notification. Customers with questions were instructed to send an email to recall@merge.com.
Quantity in Commerce 2163
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US: Nationwide including DC, GU, PR and Internationally to Canada, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Yemen.
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 = EFILM MEDICAL, INC.