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Class 2 Device Recall Philips EasyVision MM workstation with software

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  Class 2 Device Recall Philips EasyVision MM workstation with software see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 30, 2009
Date Posted November 18, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 19, 2010
Recall Number Z-0412-2011
Recall Event ID 52108
510(K)Number K051315  K063093  
Product Classification System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
Product Philips EasyVision MM workstation with software R10.2 and R11.1
The EasyVision MM Workstation is intended for the manipulation and display of medical images, including mammograms. It can show images from different modalities and interfaces to various image storage and printing devices using DICOM or similar interface standards. Device options enable mammography reading, teleradiology, fast demonstration, 3D, etc. Device accessories enable orthopedic pre-operative planning; angiography/cardiology imaging capabilities; and bone densitometry capabilities. Typical users are trained professionals such as physicians, radiologists, nurses, medical technicians and assistants.
Code Information Site Numbers:  50310, 84026, 103216, 105518, 505284, 505973, 506122, 533261, 536204, 537203, and 557450.
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips
22100 Bothell Everett Hwy
Bothell WA 98021-8431
For Additional Information Contact Philips Healthcare Call Center
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Review by firm of Philips EasyVision MM workstations found that to assure compliance with 21 CFR 900.12(c)(5) corrected software was needed so that all sites are in compliance.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Philips Medical Systems North America Co. sent an URGENT-Field Safety Notice dated January 30, 2009, to all affected customers. The notice identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were advised to ascertain the quality of a hard or soft copy explicity before further distribution to make sure that no part of the tissue is covered by image identification information. Philips will issue the Field Change Order (FCO) 83000129 and release a level on EasyVision MM R10.2 L6 and EasyVision MM R11.1 L3 to resolve the issue. Customers could contact Philips Healthcare Call Center at 1-800-722-9377, #2, #3 and Reference FCO 83000129 for any questions.
Quantity in Commerce 11 units in US
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including DC, FL, MI, MO, NM, NY, OH, AND TX
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 = SECTRA IMTEC AB