Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall PRIMUS HI

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Accelerator, linear, medical - Product Code IYE
  • Causa
    Siemens became aware of a defective weld seam at overhead suspensions. due to this defect it is possible for the weld seam to break and to cause the overhead suspension to fall down. this can lead to a severe injury to a patient or any other person.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent a Customer Safety Advisory Notice (CSAN) dated February 7, 2017, to affected customers to inform them of a planned hardware update regarding the mechanics of the overhead suspension of their Digital Linear Accelerator. The notice also explained the actions Siemens is taking to perform the necessary fix at the affected sites. Customers were advised to notify anyone at their organization that should be aware of this information. Also, the safety notice should be forwarded to the new owner and Siemens also requested they be informed of the identity of the device's new owner where possible. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-800-888-7436. For questions regarding this recall call 610-448-6478.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Device Model Number 4504200 and 1940035 Serial numbers: 3009 2958 2863 2972 2646 3079 2516 2962 3055 1452 2702 2125 3066 2689 2228 2564 2507 1904 3075 2375 3013 3068 2596 3025 3049 2965 2045 3084 2855 2906 2292 2384 2067 2818 3089
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    PRIMUS HI and Mevatron M2/Primus Mid-Energy, Accelerator, Linear, Medical || The intended use of the SIEMENS branded PRIMUS family of linear accelerator systems is to deliver x-ray radiation for therapeutic treatment of cancer
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 40 Liberty Blvd, Malvern PA 19355-1418
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source