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Jordan Pate
In January 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication to alert health care providers and patients about a potential problem in the charging circuitry of the Zoll LifeVest 4000, which had the potential to prevent it from delivering a life-saving shock to patients. If the message “Call for Service –...
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Company: Elekta, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 2/8/2019 Class II: PRODUCT Monaco Radiation Treatment Planning (RTP) System Recall Number: Z-0965-2019 REASON If Improve Target Dose was chosen as an optimization model in a previous treatment session, Monaco will automatically use this optimization model again when proceeding with the online plan adaptation of a completion plan...
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Company: Shimadzu Medical Systems Usa Com Date of Enforcement Report: 3/6/2019 Class II: PRODUCT DIGITAL ANGIOGRAPHY SYSTEM: This system is intended to be used for radiologic visualization of the heart, blood vessels or lymphatic system during or after injection of a contrast medium. It is to be used in the diagnosis of the circulatory vascular...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/6/2019 Class II: PRODUCT Sensis Vibe System, Model Number 11007642, with software version VD10B. Recall Number: Z-0936-2019 REASON A software error may result in a system crash. The system must be restarted before the clinical procedure can be continued. The ablation treatment must be performed...
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Company: Physio-Control Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/6/2019 Class I: PRODUCT LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator Product Usage: The LIFEPAK(R) 15 Monitor/defibrillator (LP15) is a complete acute cardiac care response system designed for basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS) patient management protocols. The LP15 monitor/defibrillator is intended for use by trained medical personnel in...
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Company: Stryker Sustainability Solutions Date of Enforcement Report: 3/5/2019 Class II: PRODUCT Stryker Sustainability Solutions (SSS) reprocessed Arthroscopic Shavers Arthroscopic shavers can be used to abrade, cut and excise tissue and bone; remove loose fragments; and, shave away debris in arthroscopic surgeries, as well as surgeries of the jaw and sinuses. Intended for use in...
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Company: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 2/27/2019 Class II: PRODUCT AMIA Automated Peritoneal Dialysis System Product Usage: It is intended for automatic control of dialysate solution exchanges in the treatment of adult renal failure patients undergoing Peritoneal dialysis. Recall Number: Z-0849-2019 Kaguya Automated Peritoneal Dialysis System Product Usage: It is intended for automatic...
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Company: Leica Microsystems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 2/27/2019 Class II: PRODUCT PROVEO 8 Ophthalmic Microscope System optical instrument for improving the visibility of objects through magnification and illumination. It can be applied for observation and documentation and for human and veterinary medical treatment. Recall Number: Z-0838-2019 REASON The observed issues can lead to unexpected...
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Company: Elekta, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 2/8/2019 Class II: PRODUCT MOSAIQ Oncology Information System and Sequencer MOSAIQ is an oncology information system used to manage workflows for treatment planning and delivery. It supports information flow among healthcare facility personnel and can be used wherever radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy are prescribed. Recall Number: Z-0821-2019 REASON There...
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Company: Medtronic, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/17/2019 Class I: PRODUCT Medtronic’s Dual Chamber Implantable Pulse Generators (IPGs) are implanted cardiac pacemakers used to provide stimulation to increase heart rate in patients with a slow heart rhythm (bradycardia) or no heart rhythm. The pulse generator is the small implanted unit containing the battery and other...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 2/1/2019 Class II PRODUCT GE Healthcare Centricity Universal Viewer Breast Imaging 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, and processed. Typical users of...
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Company: Medtronic Inc., Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) Date of Enforcement Report: 2/1/2019 Class II PRODUCT MEDTRONIC CARELINK 2090 programmer Recall Number: Z-0795-2019 REASON There is an error in how the programmer calculates and displays the remaining longevity value during a period of time (up to 2 years) prior to the device reaching its...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 2/6/2019 Class II PRODUCT Revolution CT systems with the SmartStep Option. The system is intended for head, whole body, cardiac, and vascular X-ray Computed Tomography applications. Recall Number: Z-0776-2019 REASON On the Revolution CT systems equipped with the SmartStep Option, the Z location displayed on image annotation...
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Company: NEUSOFT MEDICAL SYSTEMS IMP & EX Date of Enforcement Report: 2/5/2019 Class II PRODUCT NeuViz 128 Multi-slice CT Scanner System with software version 1.0.8.5010O+P04 Vi .0.8.521 9+PO1 Multi-Slice CT Scanner System can be used as a whole body computed tomography X-ray system featuring a continuously rotating X-ray tube and detector array. The acquired X-RAY...
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Company: Medtronic Inc., Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) Date of Enforcement Report: 2/1/2019 Class II: PRODUCT MEDTRONIC CARELINK 2090 programmer Recall Number: Z-0795-2019 REASON There is an error in how the programmer calculates and displays the remaining longevity value during a period of time (up to 2 years) prior to the device reaching its...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 2/6/2019 Class II: PRODUCT Revolution CT systems with the SmartStep Option The system is intended for head, whole body, cardiac and vascular X-ray Computed Tomography applications. Recall Number: Z-0776-2019 REASON On the Revolution CT systems equipped with the SmartStep Option, the Z location displayed on image annotation...
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Company: NEUSOFT MEDICAL SYSTEMS IMP & EX Date of Enforcement Report: 2/5/2019 Class II: PRODUCT NeuViz 128 Multi-slice CT Scanner System with software version 1.0.8.5010O+P04 Vi .0.8.521 9+PO1 Multi-Slice CT Scanner System can be used as a whole body computed tomography X-ray system featuring a continuously rotating X-ray tube and detector array. The acquired X-RAY...
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Company: Becton, Dickinson and Company, BD Biosciences Date of Enforcement Report: 2/1/2019 Class III: PRODUCT BD FACSLyric(TM) 3L 10C with FACSuite Clinical Software v1.1.1, catalog number 662878 BD FACSLyric(TM) is a high-performance flow cytometer designed to support both routine clinical analysis and research for the identification, quantification, and characterization of cells in support of cell...
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Company: Radiometer America Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 2/5/2019 Class II: PRODUCT Product: ABL800 FLEX with Crea. The ABL800 with Crea is available in the following configurations: ABL817, ABL827 and ABL837. ABL800 Series Ref. 393-803, 393-804, 393-805, 393-806, 393-820, 393-821, 393-825, 393-826, 393-835, 393-836, 393-844, 393-845. Recall Number: Z-0801-2019 REASON From three incidents in Denmark...
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Datascope Corporation Product: Medical Device Date: 2/6/19 The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted an inspection of your firm’s medical device operations at 1300 Macarthur Blvd., Mahwah, NJ, from July 30, 2018 through October 3, 2018. During the inspection, FDA investigators determined that your firm is a of intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) and Cardiosave...
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/29/2019 Class II PRODUCT Atellica IM 1300 Analyzer; In-vitro diagnostic testing of clinical specimens; Siemens Material Number (SMN): 1066001 Product Usage: The Atellica Solution is a multi-component system for in-vitro diagnostic testing of clinical specimens. The system is intended for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of...
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FDA posted a Stryker announcement today that the company is launching a voluntary field action (VFA) on specific units of the LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillators. The company is notifying certain LIFEPAK 15 customers of an issue that may cause the device to lock up after a defibrillation shock is delivered. The lock-up condition is defined as...
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Company: Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/24/2019 Class II PRODUCT Eclipse(TM) Treatment Planning System with Proton Convolution Superposition algorithm license only The Eclipse Treatment Planning System (Eclipse TPS) is used to plan radiotherapy treatments for patients with malignant or benign diseases. Eclipse TPS is used to plan external beam irradiation with photon,...
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Company: Stryker Sustainability Solutions Date of Enforcement Report: 1/23/2019 Class II PRODUCT BW Lasso 2515 ANV eco Variable Diagnostic EP Catheter, REF D134301 Diagnostic electrophysiology (EP) catheters are specially designed electrode catheters that transmit electrical impulses and can be positioned for endocardial recording or stimulation. Recall Number: Z-0766-2019 REASON Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions division (SSS) has...
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Company: Philips Medical Systems Nederlands Date of Enforcement Report: 1/8/2019 Class II PRODUCT Ingenia Elition S, Ingenia Elition X Recall Number: Z-0694-2019 REASON During automatic tabletop movement, pressing and holding the Stop Table button may lead to an unexpected restart of the table movement. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Philips Medical Systems Nederlands, Best, Netherlands on 12/3/2018. Voluntary:...
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Company: Agfa-Gevaert, N.V. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/7/2019 Class II PRODUCT DX-D 600 DIRECT RADIOGRAPHY SYSTEM Product Usage: The DX-D 600 system is a ceiling mounted General Radiography X-Ray imaging system used in hospitals, clinics and medical practices by physicists, radiographers and radiologists to make, process and view static X-Ray radiographic images of the skeleton...
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Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/29/2018 Class II PRODUCT GE Magnetic Resonance System Various GE Magnetic Resonance System on-site software version. Product Usage: Magnetic resonance imaging equipment for general diagnostic use. Recall Number: Z-0693-2019 REASON Possible incorrect software version loaded. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER GE Healthcare, LLC, Waukesha, WI on 11/15/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated...
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Company: Hologic, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/27/2018 Class II PRODUCT I-View Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography, ASY-08109 Recall Number: Z-0685-2019 REASON Calibration issue not possible to visualize contrast uptake in the subtracted mammography images RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Hologic, Inc., Danbury, CT on 12/6/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 337 units...
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Company: Elekta, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/27/2018 Class II PRODUCT MOSAIQ Oncology Information System Version 2.64. MOSAIQ is an oncology information system used to manage workflows for treatment planning and delivery Recall Number: Z-0686-2019 REASON If a Setup field (CT, kV, MV or MVCT) is created by COPYING a treatment field or another setup...
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Company: Radiometer America Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/22/2018 Class II PRODUCT ABL800 analyzer, model numbers 393-800 and 393-801. Recall Number: Z-0682-2019 REASON The analyzer software may cause a mis-match of patient demographics and test results when a certain sequence of events occur. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Radiometer America Inc, Brea, CA on 7/3/2018. Voluntary: Firm Initiated...
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Company: Medtronic Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/22/2018 Class II   PRODUCT Medtronic MiniMed 630G 6025805-003_C, Rx Only Medtronic MiniMed 670G 6025805-005_B, Rx Only Medtronic MiniMed 640G (International) Recall Number: Z-0683-2019   REASON Reports of occurrences in which insulin pumps with version 4.10 software have failed to make expected audio sounds during alerts, alarms or...
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Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/29/2018 Class I: PRODUCT StealthStation Cranial and Synergy Cranial Depth Gauge: StealthStation Cranial Optical Pocket Guide – Instructions for cranial procedures using optical localization StealthStation Cranial version 3.0, 3.1 CE 0344 Rx Only 2018-02 9735489 Revision 3 Medtronic Navigation, Inc. Biopsy Needle Kit (9733068) Note: This device is...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 12/19/2018 Class II PRODUCT Centricity Universal Viewer Zero Footprint Client, Model Number 2090258-001, Software Versions 6.0 SP7, SP7.0.1, SP7.0.2, SP7.0.3, SP8, SP8.0.1, SP8.0.a and SP8.0.2, SP9 and SP9.0.1 display o orientation markers can become is incorrect. Recall Number: Z-0641-2019 REASON Issue #1 affects Software Versions 6.0 SP7,...
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Company: ICU Medical Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/17/2018 Class II PRODUCT SAPPHIRE Epidural Set Yellow-Striped Microbore, 0.2 Micron Filter, PAV, 123 Inch, List Number 16373-02 Sapphire Epidural Sets are indicated for the delivery of fluids from a container to a patient’s epidural space. Sets are intended for use with Sapphire Infusion Systems. Recall Number:...
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Company: bioMerieux, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/19/2018 Class II PRODUCT VITEK 2 Systems Software Version 9.01 Update Kit. Recall Number: Z-0639-2019 REASON The VITEK 2 Systems Software Version 9.01 software may display incorrect organism identification information as well as the associated Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) results when using the VITEK 2 FLEXPREP” feature. RECALLING...
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Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Date of Enforcement Report: 12/20/18 Class II PRODUCT VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System, Version 3.0 & below For use in the in vitro quantitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest in certain biological fluids (depending on the analyte) such as serum, plasma, urine and cerebrospinal fluid. Recall Number: Z-0651-2019...
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Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Date of Enforcement Report: 12/20/18 Class II PRODUCT VITROS 5600 Integrated System, Version 3.3.1 & below For use in the in vitro quantitative, semi-quantitative, and qualitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using VITROS Chemistry Product Slides, VITROS Chemistry Products MicroTip Reagents and VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products Reagents. Recall Number:...
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Company: Philips Electronics North America Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 12/14/2018 Class II PRODUCT Xper Flex Cardio Physiomonitoring System Software versions 1.5.16.0322 and 1.6.1.0390, Model Numbers 453564241901, 453564241911, 453564483321, 453564483331, 453564621791, 453564621801, 453564669081 Recall Number: Z-0614-2019 REASON There are 3 issues: Under certain conditions, real time waveforms may not be accurately plotted or displayed. The...
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/14/2018 Class II PRODUCT Dimension Vista 500, model no. 10284473 an in vitro diagnostic device intended to duplicate manual analytical procedures such as pipetting, mixing, heating, and measuring spectral intensities to determine a variety of analytes in human body fluids. Recall Number: Z-0616-2019 (Vista 500, Model...
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Company: Tosoh Bioscience Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/14/2018 Class II PRODUCT AIA-360 Analyzer is capable of performing two methods of immunoassay: an immunoenzymetric (IEMA) or sandwich immunoassay, a competitive binding (EIA) immunoassay. An antigen-antibody reaction begins by combining a patient sample, control, or calibrator with a diluent in an immunoreaction test cup from the...
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Company: COVIDIEN LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 12/18/2018 Class I PRODUCT Puritan Bennett 980 (PB980) ventilator series: Puritan Bennett” 980 Pediatric Adult Ventilator Puritan Bennett” 980 Neonatal Ventilator Puritan Bennett” 980 Universal Ventilator Product Usage: The Puritan Bennett 980 Series Ventilator is designed for use on patient population sizes from Neonatal (NICU) through Adult who...
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FDA posted a Medtronic announcement today that the company is launching a voluntary field action (VFA) for a software update on Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilators. The voluntary field corrective action is a software update to address customer feedback. The software updates the external USB Drive performance and its impact on Graphical User Interface (GUI) functionality...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 11/29/2018 Class II: PRODUCT Patient Monitoring System used to monitor physiologic parameter data on adult, pediatric and neonatal patients. Recall Number: Z-0519-2019 (Dash 3000), Z-0520-2019 (Dash 4000), Z-0521-2019 (Dash 5000), Z-0522-2019 (Solar 8000i), Z-0523-2019 (Solar 8000M), Z-0524-2019 (Solar 9500) REASON The patient monitors may simultaneously restart as designed if all are connected...
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Company: PerkinElmer Health Sciences Canada, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 11/28/2018 Class II: PRODUCT PerkinElmer QSight 210 MD Mass Spectrometer Simplicity 3Q MD v1.0 with Hot Fix 2 Software intended to identify compounds in human samples by ionizing the compound and separating the resulting ions. Part Number: BC004872 Recall Number: Z-0513-2019 REASON Under certain conditions...
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Company: Synaptive Medical Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 11/26/2018 Class II: PRODUCT BrightMatter Guide, Product Number SYN-0026, Versions: 1.5.0, 1.5.1 and 1.5.2 Product Usage: BrightMatter Guide can navigate a third-party port (NICO BrainPath device) by attaching Synaptive s custom Tracking Array to the port directly. As the BrainPath is navigable in two configurations (sheath only /...
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Company: Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Date of Enforcement Report 11/20/2018 Class l: PRODUCT The FC500 Series Flow Cytometers and EPICS XL Series Flow Cytometers are used to simultaneously analyze multiple characteristics of thousands of individual cells in a relatively short period of time. These devices can be used to diagnose and monitor conditions, like blood cancers,...
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Company: Tosoh Bioscience Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 11/19/2018 Class II: PRODUCT Tosoh AIA-900 immunoassay Analyzer Recall Number: Z-0485-2019 REASON A software issue may cause the liquid volume detection entries for 2nd and 3rd reagent bottles to be overwritten with the data from the 1st reagent bottle. Tosoh has released software version 2.51 (or later)...
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Company: Voluntis Date of Enforcement Report: 11/16/2018 Class II: PRODUCT Insulia Diabetes Management Companion Recall Number: Z-0478-2019 REASON The firm identified an issue with the basal calculator identified on the Android version of the Insulia application. The bug could lead from low-impact to high-impact hypoglycemia depending on the circumstances. A new update of Insulia is...
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Company: Invivo Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 11/14/2018 Class II: PRODUCT Xper Flex Cardio Physiomonitoring System, Software version 1.6.0.0388 Recall Number: Z-0462-2019 REASON The Invasive Blood Pressure (IBP) numeric values will freeze on the display when any of the following functions are performed: change an IBP Site Label using the Site Label icon or the...
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Company: GE Healthcare, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 11/9/2018 Class II: PRODUCT Aisys CS2 Anesthesia System. Sold under the following product names: AISYS, AISYS 10.X TO 11.X UPGRADE KIT DUTCH, AISYS 10.X TO 11.X UPGRADE KIT ENGLISH, AISYS 10.X TO 11.X UPGRADE KIT ENGLISH FOR USA, AISYS 10.X TO 11.X UPGRADE KIT FRENCH, AISYS 10.X...
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