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Class 2 Device Recall GE Healthcare Discovery NM/CT 670. 670 Pro, 670 ES

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  Class 2 Device Recall GE Healthcare Discovery NM/CT 670. 670 Pro, 670 ES see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 19, 2017
Create Date June 12, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 29, 2018
Recall Number Z-2194-2017
Recall Event ID 77377
510(K)Number K093514  
Product Classification System, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
Product GE Healthcare Discovery NM/CT 670. 670 Pro, 670 ES X-ray system
Code Information n/a
Recalling Firm/
GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha WI 53188-1615
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
It was discovered that an issue has been identified that can result in a scan starting before the prescribed delay has completed.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action GE Healthcare proposed action to bring defect into compliance : 1. Inform users of the potential for this issue to occur and instruct users as to the actions to take in the event of an Emergency Stop actuation during prep-delay. 2. Provide an update to product labeling for users that includes this information. GE Healthcare will include the updated product labeling with all current production systems. 3. Make modifications during the next scheduled product update to prevent this "race" condition from occurring in newly produced systems. CDRH approves the CAP subject to the following conditions: 1. Notification of all dealers and purchasers is to be made within 15 working days of receipt of this letter in the manner specified in 21 CFR 1003.21 and 1003.22. This office and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) district office coordinator noted below are to be included in the notification. 2. Any future customer notification letters to be sent must comply with the requirements of 21 CFR 1003.21. This includes, but is not limited to, the prescribed packaging and the statement that you will remedy the defect or bring the product into compliance at no charge. 3.You complete this recall by September 1, 2017. Report any failures regarding this recall immediately to the District Recall Coordinator. For further questions, please call (262) 513-4122.
Quantity in Commerce 10,884
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and to the countries of : Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea ( Republic of) Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Nambia, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Serbia, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietam 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 = KPS and Original Applicant = GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS F.I. HAIFA