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2/16/99 Class II 128XP Acuson 637 units. Rev 27 software with OB calculations options are affected. Potential error condition related to OB reports printed after diagnosis. Z-787-9
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Solar 7000 and Solar 8000 Patient Monitors with Version 5D Software, used to display physiological data from modules which monitor the patient for ECG, blood pressure, cardiac output, respiration, pulseoximetry, etc. Recall #Z-727/728-9. REASON A software deviation can affect the alarm default settings, which may result in incorrect or missed alarm notification. CODE Solar 7000/8000...
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Diehl Inc. Food Processing 2/12/99 The chart recorder and the computer display on the xxxx units did not correspond to the mercury-in-glass (MIG) thermometer. The chart recorder or computer display may show a reading up to 3 degrees F higher than the MIG thermometer. SoftwareCPR keywords: Production software, validation, electronic records
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Inadequate process validation; failure to validate the test methods used to analyze raw materials and the finished product; failure to institute process qualification for the laboratory instruments used to perform in-process and finished product testing; failure to qualify or validate the firm’s computer software programs; and failure to perform investigations into out-of-specification weight and diameter...
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10-Feb -99 Precision Therapy International. 190 units. Class II. 3-D Imgcomp Utility User Manual Update. Version 2.72b & 3.07d. A design error may leadto a serious miscalculation of radiation dose. Z-1223-9
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2/9/99 Class II Bayer AADVIA120 Hematology System 920 units. The device may give erroneous reslts because of the valve gasket deterioration in the Baso channel check valve, and the software designed will not flag significant discrepancies in the results between the two methodologies at extremely low counts.Z-869/870-9
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2/5/99 Class I recall Marquette Electronics ECG, blood pressure, cariac output, respiraion, pulse oximetry Monitors. 607 new units and 97 update kits. A software deviation can affect alarm default settings, which may result in incorrect or missed alarm notification. Z-727/728-9
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2/1/99 Abbott Alcyon 300 Analyzer (IVD) Possible mixup of patient results. 631 units. Z-617-9
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National Biomedical Computer System, Versions 1.1 to 1.3.2. Recall #B-861-9. REASON Y2K defect in the computer software incorrectly calculates the end date of a temporary deferral to be 1900 instead of 2000, and removes the deferral from the database. CODE Software versions 1.1 to 1.3.2. MANUFACTURER American Red Cross Blood Services, Arlington, Virginia. RECALLED BY...
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Four Recalls of Picker International Nuclear Cameras and imaging systems12/15/98 Prism XPVT 63 units. Unexpected camera movement which requires the operator to power down and reboot with delay in diagnosis. Z-643/650-9 11/18/98 Model 3000 325 units. Unintended motion of gantry during setup. Z-641/642-9 11/17/98 ModelFX AND fx 800 WITH VERSION 8.3.11 software. 70 units. Software...
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Knoll Pharmaceutical 12/14/98 Your firm’s equipment qualifications for the Amsco SG-116 autoclave and the computer control system for the 60″ film coating pan were inadequate. SoftwareCPR keywords: software validation, CDER, Drugs, Pharma
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12/10/98 Datalink Management System Software Versions 4.1-4.2 Beckman Coulter 248 units. The devices may allow the test results from an associated clinical instrument to be placed under an incorrect sample ID. Z-829-9
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Soft Computer Consultants 12/4/98 Blood Bank Computer SoftwareDESIGN CONTROLS 1) Failure to establish and maintain plans that describe or reference the design and development activities, and define responsibility for implementation including the plans that describe the interfaces with different groups that provide input to the design and development process [21 CFR 820.30(b)]. 2) Failure to...
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PRODUCTVersion 6A and prior versions of software for Marquette Coherent Digital Telemetry (CDT) LAN Monitoring Systems, a patient monitoring system designed to collect and transmit ECG and other physiological data from ambulatory patients, without the patient being physically connected to a display device. Recall #Z-774-0.
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Ultramedic Ltd. 11/25/98 Infusion Pump Analyzers 6. Failure to have an established protocol to validate computer software for its intended use when computers or automated data processing systems are used as part of production or the quality system, as required by 21 CFR 820.70(i). For example, there is no validation protocol for the validation study...
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North American Science Assoc 11/24/98 Contract Testing Laboratory Failure to maintain adequate controls over computers and related systems to assure that changes in the master production and control records or other records are instituted only by authorized personnel [21 CFR 211.68(b)]. For example: (1) there is no current listing of individuals who have access to...
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North American Science Contract Test Laboratory 11/24/98 Failure to maintain adequate controls over computers and related systems to assure that changes in the master production and control records or other records are instituted only by authorized personnel [21 CFR 211.68(b)]. For example: (1) there is no current listing of individuals who have access to the...
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11/24/98 HMT Medical Technologies Switzerland. Lithotripsy instruments Software versions 3.0 and 1.2. 17 units. Software upgrade yielding error messages and complete lock-up of instruments. Z-680/681
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11/2/98 ACS Centaur Automated Chemiluminescence System 244 units with Software Version 1.2 The device may go into premature ready state with bleach still remaining in the analyzeer lines due to a software error. Z-499-9.
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Allergy Laboratories 8/14/98 8. There are no controls for computer generated labeling used for product inserts. It was noted during the inspection that finished HealthTest HIV 1 + 2 and HBsAg test kits were relabeled from “For in vitro use only” to “For Research Use Only”. SoftwareCPR keywords: software validation, CDRH, devices
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ICS Medical 10/29/98 Diagnostic opthalmic devices 1. Failure to develop, monitor, and control the software development processes to ensure that the software used in _____ conforms to its original design or any approved changes. 2. Failure to review the software development process to identify actions needed to prevent the recurrence of software nonconformances. 3. Failure...
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Villa Sistemi Medicali, S.p.A. 9/30/98 Dental x-ray systems Failure to maintain Device Master Records (DMR) that includes or refers to the location of: device specifications including component specifications, software specifications; production process specifications; quality assurance procedures; and labeling specifications as required by 21 CFR 820.181(a)(b)(c) and (d). For example, the firm has no Device Master...
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Software for the Abbott AxSYM System, a fully automated immunoanalyzer. Recall #Z-331-9. REASON Extra assay results from a previous run can appear with new sample results, as well as error messages, due to software defect in the internal result database management. CODE All software versions below 3.03. MANUFACTURER Abbott Laboratories, Irving, Texas. RECALLED BY Abbott...
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Review of the _____ which consisted of the software and hardware components necessary to _____ DHRs and maintain them as electronic records, revealed the following:. Changes to processes were not always reviewed and evaluated or revalidated, where appropriate, and documented [21 CFR 820.75(c)], in that the software validation dated _____ was completed for software _____...
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9/4/98 Nera Electronics/Baxter Healthcare Flo Gard 8200 Volumetric Infusion Pump: Class II 13 units. Board assemblies had the wrong software version installed on them. The boards have version 2.09 instead of version 2.13. Recall #=-Z-777-8.
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10/1/98 Class II Quinton Q-Cath Hemodynamic Analysis System 81 units. Units with version 4.5 software. Device has potential to display previous patient’s blood pressure. Z-855/859-9
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GE Advantx Vascular Imaging Systems, angiographic X-ray systems: a) GE Advantx Vascular Imaging Systems (DX and DLX) with Stenosis Analysis Software and; b) Cardiac Review Stations (CRS) with Quantitative Analysis Software. Safety Alert #N-002/003-9. REASON When procedures in the Operator Manual for stenosis sizing are not followed each time a time measurement is taken, serious...
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Blood Bank Control Systems. Recall #B-020-0. REASON Computer software contains programming errors that could potentially result in the release of a unit that has not been tested for antibodies. CODE Software versions 4.0 and greater. MANUFACTURER Blood Bank Computer Systems, Kent, Washington. RECALLED BY Manufacturer, by letter dated September 1, 1998. Firm-initiated field correction complete....
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Bernafon-MAICO Inc. 5/06/97 “Computer Validation The inspection found that the xxxx Computer System, used to add bulk quantities of solvents to the manufacturing processes (from a tank farm) for Ticlopidine and Bromocryptine Mesylate drug substances has not been validated (FDA-483 Item #16). The response to FDA-483 Item #16 is inadequate. Your firm’s commitment is to...
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Failure to validate and document significant manufacturing processes and quality assurance tests to assure specific requirements are met, e.g., robot and manual welding processes, and software used to program the chip in the control device of the automatic air mattress. Your firm’s response dated July 30, 1998 and signed by Edward A. Kroll, Director, TQM...
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Sabratek Corp. 8/19/98 Infusion pumps 1. Failure to identify the actions needed to correct and prevent recurrence of non-conforming product. For example, it was determined that the _____ had a software problem which prevented the infusion rate from exceeding the bolus rate while operating in the “PCA” mode. While the software has been revised, the...
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Allergy Laboratories 8/14/98 4. Failure to routinely calibrate, inspect, or check for accuracy and to exercise appropriate controls for automatic, mechanical, or electronic equipment or other types of equipment, including computers, used in the manufacture, processing, packaging, and holding of a drug product according to a written program designed so as to assure performance [21...
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FDA CDRH Office of Device Evaluation standards recognition statement for ” IEC 60601-1-4:1996, Medical electrical equipment – Part 1: General requirements For safety; 4. Collateral Standard: Programmable electrical medical systems”. FDA did not choose to recognize this standard for software submissions or even outright for risk management. They did issue a recognition statement explaining their...
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8/12/98 Class II PRODUCT Model No. 250 NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis Programming (NCP) Software, Version 5.0 for use only with the Model No. 100 NCP Pulse Generator and Model No. 200 NCP Programming Wand, an implanted autonomic nerve stimulator implanted for epilepsy. Recall #Z-492-0. REASON The software contains a flaw that reports an inaccurate amount of remaining...
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8/10/98 ACS Centaur Automated Chemiluminescence System 29 units with Software Version 1.0-1.2 The test results will be innacurate if the user changes the reporting units and/or slope and intercept for a test. Z-490-9.
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7/20/98 Hewlett Packard Image Point Ultrasound System Model 2410A used in ultrasound imaging to determine stenosis of the sarotid artery. Software Revisions A.0.0 A.0.1, and A.0.1.2. Class II 441 units. Software overestimates peak blood velocity by 15-25% in some Doppler examinations with the Model 2135A transducer. Recall #=Z-160-8.
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Imaging Sciences International Inc. 7/21/98 CommCat IS-2000 Imaging System dental tomographic and panoramic X-ray machine c) Repair requests beyond the one-year warranty period are not reviewed to determine whether they are complaints, nor is information obtained by the software phone service documented and reviewed for potential complaints.
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Multidata Systems Intl. Corp. 7/16/98 Decision Support Systems (DSS) for Radiation Support device 1. Failure of management with executive responsibility to appoint a member of management to establish authority over and responsibility for (a) ensuring that quality system requirements are effectively established and effectively maintained, and (b) reporting on the performance of the quality system...
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