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Class 3 Device Recall NEMIO

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Date Initiated by Firm August 29, 2007
Date Posting Updated November 17, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 05, 2012
Recall Number Z-0253-2008
Recall Event ID 44811
510(K)Number K043078  
Product Classification Ultrasound System - Product Code IYO
Product NEMIO Ultrasound System, Model SSA-550A , Software versions: V3.1.000B, V3.5.0, V3.5.000A, V3.5.000B, V3.6.0, V3.6.000A, V4.0.0, V4.0.000A, V4.l.0, V4.l.000A, V4.2.0, V4.3.0, V4.5.0, V4.5.000A, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., Tustin, CA.
Code Information SERIAL NUMBERS:, C1592849, E2524072, E2524073, E2524074, E2524075, E2524076, E2524077, E2524078, E2524079, E2524080, E2524081, E2524082, E2524083, E2524084, E2524085, E2524086, E2534236, E2534237, E2534238, E2534239, E2534240, E2534241, F2534286, F2534287, F2534288, F2534289, F2534290, F2534291, F2534292, F2544351, F2544352, F2544353, F2544354, F2544355, F2544356, F2544357, F2544358, F2544427, F2544428, F2544429, F2544430, F2544431, F2544432, F2544433, F2544451, F2544452, F2544453, F2544505, F2544506, F2544507, F2544508, F2544509, F2544510, F2544511, F2544512, F2544513, F2544514, F2544515, F2544516, F2544517, F2544518, F2544519, F2544520, F2544521, F2544522, F2544523, F2544524, F2544525, F2544526, F2564733, F2564734, F2564735, F2564736, F2564737, F2564738, F2564739, F2564740, F2564741, F2564742, F2564743, F2564744, H2626535, H2626536, H2626537, H2626538, H2626539, H2626540, H2626541, H3516932, H3516933, H3516934, H3516935, H3516936, H3516937, I3522331, I3522332, I3522333, I3522334, I3522335, I3522336, I3522337, I3522338, I3522339, I3522340, I3522341, I3522342, I3522343, I3522344, I3522345, I3522346, I3522347, I3522348, I3522505, I3522506, I3522507, I3522508, J3542933, J3542934, J3542935, J3542936, J3542937, J3542938, J3542939, J3542940, J3543085, J3543086, J3543087, J3543088, J3543089, J3543090, J3543091, J3543092, J3553299, J3563308, J3563491, J3563492, J3563493, J3573564, J3573565, J3573566, J3573568, J3573569, J3573570, J3573571, J3573755, J3573756, J3573757, J3573759, K3594276, K3594277, K3594278, K3594279, K3594280, K3594281, K3594282, K3594283, K3594284, K3594285, K3594286, K3604572, K3604573, K3604682, K3604683, K3604813, K3604814, K3604815, K3604817, K3615183, K3615184, K3615185, K3625506, K3625507, K3625508, K3625510, K3625622, K3625718, K3625719, K3625720, K3625721, K4516086, K4516207, K4516209, K4516458, K4516459, K4516460, K4516461, K4516462, K4516463, K45226679, K4526678, K4526680, K4526681, K4526682, K4526683, K4526684, K4526685, K4526686, K4526687, K4526862, K4526864, K4532031, K4532032, K4532033, K4532034, K4532035, K4532036, K4532037, K4532038, K4532039, K4532040, K4532041, K4532042, K4532043, K4532044, K4532045, K4532046, K4536951, K4536952, K4536953, K4536954, K4536955, K4536956, K4536957, K4536958, L4542242, L4542244, L4542245, L4542315, L4542316, L4552586, L4552587, L4552588, L4573185, L4573186, L4573187, L4573188, L4573189, L4573391, L4573392, L4573393, L4573394, L4573396, L4583605, L4583766, M4594410, M4594411, M4594543, M4594544, M4604678, M4604841, M4604842, M4604843, M4604844, M4604845, M4615111, M4615112, M4615113, M4615117, M4615118, M4615119, M4615120, M4615307, M4615308, M4625540, M4625541, M4625665, M4625729, M4625730, N5515886, N5515887, N5515941, N5515942, N5515943, N5515944, N5515945, N5515946, N5516094, N5516095, N5516096, N5516097, N5526253, N5526338, N5526339, N5526340, N5526341, N5526342, N5526344, N5526345, N5526477, N5526478, N5526479, N5526480, N5536592, N5536593, N5536594, N5536595, N5536596, N5536597, N5536598, N5536599, N5536600, N5536601, N5536702, N5536703, N5536704, N5536705, N5536810, N5536811, N5536812, N5536813, N5536814, N5536815, N5536816, N5536817, N5536818, N5536819, N5536820, N5536821, N5536822, N5536823, N5536824, N5536825, N5536826, O5542122, O5542123, O5542208, O5542209, O5542210, O5542211, O5542212, O5542213, O5542214, O5542215, O5542216, O5542217, O5542218, O5542219, O5542220, O5542308, O5542309, O5552383, O5552384, O5552385, O5552386, O5552387, P5573253, P5573256, P5573257, P5573258, P5573259, P5593754, P5593755, P5593756, P5593757, P5593758, P5593759, P5593764, P5593765, P5604059, P5604060, P5604061, P5604062, P5604133, P5604134, P5604138, P5604139, P5614513, P5614515, P5614558, P5624681, P5624682, P5624683, P5624684, P5624782, P6576511, P6576512, P6586693, P6586694, P6586742, P6586790, P6596905, P6596906, P6596907, P6596908, P6596954, P6596955, P6602010, P6602011, P6602012, P6602013, P6602069, P6602070, P6602115, P6602116, P6602117, P6602118, P6602119, P6602162, P6
Recalling Firm/
Toshiba American Med Sys Inc
2441 Michelle Dr
P.O. Box 2068
Tustin CA 92781-2068
For Additional Information Contact Paul Biggins
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Multiple problems including : (1) The surface temperature of the transducer tip can rise and exceed the limit set by the international standard. (2) Incorrect display of the TI indices on the display monitor. The displayed value is greater or smaller than the true TI value, and (3) Manuals contain incorrect values for MI/TI values.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Urgent Medical Device Notification letters were sent to customers on August 29, 2007. Customers were notified of the several issues related to the Nemio SSA-550A and Nemio SSA-580A recall and asked to share this information with all users of the device. Customers were informed that Toshiba is preparing software and corrected manuals for distribution to address these issues. If customers have any questions they were instructed to contact their Toshiba Customer Service Engineer or call (800) 421-1968 and ask for the Regulatory Affairs Department.
Quantity in Commerce 1,278 units
Distribution Nationwide
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 = IYO and Original Applicant = TOSHIBA AMERICA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.