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Class 2 Device Recall APOLLO

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  Class 2 Device Recall APOLLO see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 04, 2019
Create Date December 31, 2019
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0766-2020
Recall Event ID 84309
510(K)Number K050190  
Product Classification Table, radiologic - Product Code KXJ
Product Apollo EZ, Model Number 9784152036 - Product Usage: The Apollo EZ remote-controlled table is X-ray equipment that can be used to perform general radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations. The system is a fixed position type. The movements of the table and tube support are motorized and remote-controlled. Medical purpose is the diagnosis, visualization and documentation of various human diseases or injuries.
Code Information Serial Numbers: 13101261
Recalling Firm/
Villa Sistemi Medicali S.P.A.
Via delle Azalee 3
Buccinasco Italy
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
An amendment to the IFU and Service Manual is being issued to prescribe the replacement of the angulation chain after 8 years of service of the of the unit. After testing, it was found that due to metal fatigue under sever workload conditions, the angulation chain might fail before the expected lifetime of 10 years.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Urgent Field Safety Notice notification letters dated 10/23/19 were sent to customers. Action to be taken by the customer/user: The user shall take note of amendment/reinforcement of Instructions for Use (IFU) and Service Manual, attached to this FN and, if it is the case, request a service technician to do the periodic preventive maintenance the user shall replace the attached pages in the User Manual and in the Service Manual, prescribing the periodic replacement of the angulation chain. Fill the table present in the addendum; In the cell "Next replacement date" write the date adding 8 years to the replacement date. All the examinations performed on the device before the recall remain valid. The IFU and the Service Manual need to be amended to prescribe the replacement of the angulation chain after 8 years of service life of the unit. This notice needs to be passed to all users of Apollo, Apollo DRF, Apollo EZ and to all those who need to be aware within your organisation or to any organisation where the potentially affected devices have been transferred.
Quantity in Commerce 1
Distribution US Nationwide distribution in the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, and Puerto Rico.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = KXJ and Original Applicant = VILLA SISTEMI MEDICALI S.P.A.