Recall – Possible usability issue with programmer software

Company: Advanced Bionics, LLC
Date of Enforcement Report: 3/11/2020
Class III

PRODUCT

SoundWave Professional Suite Software 3.2, Ref CI-6055-014, SPN 058-023-32085, UDI: (01)07630016853227, Logical SoundWave Professional Suite 3.2, CE 0123 – Product Usage: Soundwave 3.2 is used by healthcare professionals to program Advanced Bionics sound processors for use with Advanced Bionics cochlear implants, a device is intended to restore a level of auditory sensation to children with profound sensorineural deafness via electrical stimulation of the auditory nerve.

  • Recall Number: Z-1441-2020

REASON

The manufacturer received complaints that customers were attempting to install the fitting software using the supplied USB drive, an error message was received, and installation failed. The failed installation has not impact to the current version of the software, and users are able to continue programming devices with the current software version.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Advanced Bionics, LLC on 3/11/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

364 versions of software

DISTRIBUTION

US Nationwide

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