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  Class 2 Device Recall ARTIS icono floor see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 19, 2023
Date Posted August 08, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-2360-2023
Recall Event ID 92653
510(K)Number K220432  
Product Classification Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system - Product Code OWB
Product ARTIS icono floor-Angiography systems developed for single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures.
Material Number: 11327700
Code Information UDI-DI: 4056869149325 Serial Numbers: 170561 170549 170559 170546 170552 170571 170570
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
40 Liberty Blvd
Malvern PA 19355-1418
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Due to a hardware issue in the cable connectors of the system generator, a thermal overload in the cable connections may occur when performing excessive fluoroscopy/acquisitions, a burning smell may be detectable coming from the generator cabinet and the system may lose the imaging functionality of the corresponding plane and result in a situation where it is necessary to cancel clinical treatment or to continue treatment on an alternative system
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Siemens issued Urgent: Medical Device Correction to all users of ARTIS icono/ ARTIS pheno systems with a specific Polydoros ACX power generator on 6/19/23. Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: It is strongly recommended to establish appropriate emergency procedures until the corrective action has been performed. Please ensure that patient treatment can be continued in other ways if there is any possible danger for the safety of the patient. Siemens will correct the hardware error via Update Instruction AX008/23/S. This measure will correct the Polydoros ACX reactor coil of all affected systems. Our service organization will contact you shortly to arrange a date to perform this corrective action. Please feel free to contact our service organization for an earlier appointment at 1-800-888-7436. Please review, understand, and confirm acknowledgement of the information and instructions outlined in this Urgent Safety Advisory Notice. By signing this document, you are acknowledging that you have read and understand the content therein
Quantity in Commerce 7 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of Algeria, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom.
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 = OWB and Original Applicant = Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.