Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Mammography Keypad

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 AGFA Corp..

¿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.

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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
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  • 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
    System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Causa
    Product did not receive ul certification.
  • Acción
    AGFA sent an Urgent Safety Notice letter dated October 22, 2010, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customers. Customers were instructed to unplug existing keypad(s)  including USB cable. Plug in loaner Keypad(s). Print out the Fed Ex shipping label that they received via the e-mail notification. Use that label to ship their existing keypad(s) and their corresponding USB cables to the manufacturer. The manufacturer would perform the upgrades and return the keypad(s) along with the USB cables. Upon receipt of the original keypad(s) customers would also receive another e-mail notification with a shipping label so that they may return the loaner keypad(s) to AGFA HealthCare. Customers were to distribute this information to all those who need to be aware of it, and complete the feedback form as soon as possible and return it to AGFA HealthCare. For questions regarding this recall call 838-342-3989. .


  • Modelo / Serial
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  • Distribución
    Worldlwide Distribution - USA including FL, GA, KY, ME, MD, MS, OH, UT and the country of Canada
  • Descripción del producto
    Mammography Keypad || Radiologists and Technologist apply hotkeys from a keyboard for ease of use in their clinical and diagnostic activities. The Agfa Mammography Keypad allows users the ability to apply hot keys from a keypad versus a keyboard.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    AGFA Corp., 10 S Academy St, Greenville SC 29601-2632
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