Recall – Ultrasound system depicts inaccurate flow visualization

Company: Philips Ultrasound Inc
Date of Enforcement Report: 2/10/2021
Class II

PRODUCT

Philips EPIQ Diagnostic Ultrasound System; Model Numbers: EPIQ Elite, EPIQ 5G, EPIQ 5C, EPIQ 7G, EPIQ 7C, EPIQ CVx & EPIQ CVxi. MOD EPIQ Elite DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM; Rx Only 100-240V~50/60 Hz, 600 VA MOD EPIQ 5 DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM; GMDN 40761, Rx Only, 100-240V~50/60 Hz, 600VA MOD EPIQ 7 DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM; GMDN 40761, Rx Only, 100-240V~50/60 Hz, 600VA MOD EPIQ DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM; Rx Only,100-240V~50/60 Hz, 600VA

Recall Number: Z-0944-2021

REASON

The manufacturer discovered an issue associated with the EPIQ Image Boost with xPlane and Color Flow or Doppler while using the X8-2t TEE Transducer. If Image Boost is enabled the color box shows flow visualization not accurately represent the fluid flow. Similarly, if Image Boost is enabled, both CW and PW Doppler traces will not accurately represent the fluid flow.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Philips Ultrasound Inc on 12/16/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

607 units

DISTRIBUTION

U.S. Nationwide and International

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