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Company: Fresenius Kabi Date of Enforcement Report: 8/12/2019 Class I PRODUCT The Volumat MC Agilia Infusion System is an infusion pump used by health care professionals that delivers fluids including medications, blood, and blood products, into a patient’s body in controlled amounts. The pump administers fluids intravenously via an infusion tubing set and is intended...
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Tired of Cancer, a digital health startup based in the Netherlands, announced their release of a mobile app for fighting cancer related fatigue (CRF).  The Untire App is the first of its kind and aims to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and survivors. Thirty to forty percent of cancer patients suffer from...
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Premarket Notifications (510(k)s), Premarket Approval Applications (PMAs), Premarket Reports (PMRs), notices, and supplements all have associated fees to be paid to the FDA before they will review a medical device product. The 2019 Medical Device User Fee Amendments (MDUFA) are listed at 2019 MDUFA. If the FDA determines that a manufacturer is a “small business”...
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Company: Philips Medical Systems Nederlands Date of Enforcement Report: 8/7/2019 Class II PRODUCT Azurion lnterventional Fluoroscopic X-ray System, with software version 1.2 Recall Number: Z-1997-2019 REASON Philips has discovered through customer complaints and internal testing an intermittent electronic product defect in accordance with 21 CFR 1003.2(b)(1). When performing Cine runs, the Azurion’s automatic exposure control...
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Company: Elekta Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 8/7/2019 Class II PRODUCT Monaco RTP System, software versions 5.10 and 5.11, Radiation Treatment Planning System Recall Number: Z-2091-2019 REASON When creating 3D plans using either MU or Dose weighting modes, if the user changes the number of fractions, rescales the plan and then changes the wedge angle,...
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Company: Mississippi Valley Reg Bld Ctr Date of Enforcement Report: 8/7/2019 Class II PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced Recall Number: B-0768-2019 Platelets Recall Number: B-0769-2019 REASON Blood products, collected during a software error with blood mixers, were distributed. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Mississippi Valley Reg Bld Ctr on 8/7/2019. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME...
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Some thoughts on Requirements … using the General Principles of Software Validation to help. Many times we struggle with creating software requirements and documenting them.  The FDA General Principles of Software Validation-Final Guidance helps set the FDA expectations in this area.  Section 4.1 of the guidance states: “A documented software requirements specification provides a baseline for both...
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Company: Medical Intelligence Medizintechnik Gmbh Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT IGuide System, software versions: 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2 Product Usage: Linear Accelerator. The intended use of the device is the control of accurate patient positioning with assistance of a 30 Tracking System in a radiotherapy environment. Recall Number: Z-2082-2019 REASON Sometimes, although the...
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Company: Merge Healthcare, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT Merge PACS versions 7.3, 7.3.1, 8.0 and 8.0.1 Recall Number: Z-2062-2019 REASON Potential for prior thumbnails to not display in reverse chronological order and images may not scroll in reverse chronological order when mammography stacked scrolling is enabled. Merge PACS provides image manipulation...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT MAC VU360, Model Number 2030360-001, Electrocardiograph Recall Number: Z-2060-2019 REASON Two issues: 1) The MAC VU360 system may intermittently display an incorrect patient ID or visit number on the screen after scanning the patient s barcode. This may result in the ECG report...
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Company: Stanley Security Solutions Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT STANLEY Healthcare Arial 54315 Network Manager Recall Number: Z-1996-2019 REASON STANLEY Healthcare has received reports of outages on the Arial nurse call system. These outages have been traced back to the Arial¿ 54315 Serial-to-IP Network Gateway. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Stanley Security Solutions Inc...
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Company: GETINGE US SALES LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT PulsioFlex Monitoring System, Part Number: 6882747, Model Number: PC400 3 R0. Usage: The PulsioFlex Monitoring System is indicated in patients where cardiovascular and circulatory volume status monitoring is necessary. If a patient s biometric data are entered, the PulsioFlex Monitor presents the...
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Company: Spacelabs Healthcare, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT Spacelabs Healthcare Smart Disclosure System, Model 92810, a component of the Intesys Clinical Suite (ICS) G2. Recall Number: Z-2035-2019 REASON Several reports were received that patient records were printed with the correct patient demographics but containing another patient’s waveforms. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Spacelabs Healthcare,...
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Company: Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 7/31/2019 Class II PRODUCT BrightView SPECT, Model Number 882480 Recall Number: Z-2009-2019 REASON An issue with the handcontroller may result in either spontaneous uncommanded motions or continued motion after the buttons were released. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc. on 6/10/2019. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated...
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During an inspection of your firm located in Tuttlingen, Germany, on January 25, 2012, through January 27, 2012, an investigator from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determined that your firm manufactures non-powered endoscopic grasping/cutting instruments. Under section 201(h) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act), 21 U.S.C. § 321(h), these...
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Company: Elekta, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/24/2019 Class II PRODUCT Elekta Unity, Image-Guided Radiation Therapy System Elekta Unity using Magnetic Resonance Imaging is indicated for radiation therapy treatments and stereotactic radiation treatments of malignant and benign diseases anywhere in the body as determined by a licensed medical practitioner in accordance with a defined treatment...
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Company: Beckman Coulter Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/24/2019 Class II PRODUCT Kaluza C Flow Cytometry Software, RX Only in the U.S.A., Beckman Coulter, Inc. for the following software devices: (A) Kaluza C Perpetual License (B) Kaluza C Single Use 1 Year License (C) Kaluza C 5 User Network (D) Kaluza C 10 User Network...
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This content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. SoftwareCPR Standards Navigator provides information and tools related to standards that play a significant role in health software and software intensive medical devices. In addition to information on existing standards, SoftwareCPR Standards Navigator keeps you up to date on...
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Company: Canon Medical System, USA, INC. Date of Enforcement Report: 7/17/2019 Class II PRODUCT Radrex-i X-Ray System (DRAD-3000E) TFP-4336W (Wireless FPD) Software version: v5.00ER005 Product Usage: The RADREX-I is a general purpose x-ray system that employs Solid State Imager(s), SSXI, which converts x-rays directly into electrical signals which can, after appropriate processing be displayed on...
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Cybersecurity issues arise when medical devices are capable of connecting to the Internet or other medical devices. Since the FDA is concerned with regulating the safety and effectiveness of medical devices, manufacturers must ensure that the computer systems of medical devices are protected against security breaches. The link below provides the FDA Fact Sheet entitled,...
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Company: Hamilton Medical Date of Enforcement Report: 7/12/2019 Class I PRODUCT Hamilton Medical AG Hamilton-G5 Ventilator (PN 159001) Recall Number: Z-1874-2019 REASON New software version for affected ventilators reduces the probability of the ventilator entering an ambient state, in which the inspiratory channel and expiratory valves are opened, letting the patient breathe room air unassisted....
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Health Canada released the full guidance document, Pre-market Requirements for Medical Device Cybersecurity. It can be viewed at:  https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/medical-devices/application-information/guidance-documents/cybersecurity.htm It includes requirements such as: “Risk management is required for all medical devices throughout their life-cycle. Manufacturers should incorporate cybersecurity into the risk management process for every device that consists of or contains software. Manufacturers are...
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Company: Hitachi America, Ltd., Power Systems Division Date of Enforcement Report: 7/3/2019 Class II PRODUCT PROBEAT-V, software versions 4.8.1S, and 5.1M Radiation therapy system. Recall Number: Z-1892-2019 REASON There is a potential for a discrepant target position when using 3D3D matching mode in PIAS (Positioning Image Analysis System) software installed in the PROBEAT-V, proton therapy...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 7/3/2019 Class II PRODUCT Centricity PACS-IW with Universal Viewer version 5.0, Model Number 2068177-001 Product Usage: Centricity Universal Viewer is a device that displays medical images and data from various imaging sources, and from other healthcare information sources. Medical images and data can be displayed, communicated, stored,...
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Patient Engagement Advisory Committee Meeting to Discuss Cybersecurity – September 10, 2019 On September 10, 2019 the FDA will hold a meeting of the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee. The committee provides advice to the FDA on complex issues relating to medical devices, the regulation of devices, and their use by patients. During the meeting the...
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