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Company: Philips Healthcare Date of Enforcement Report: 12/1/2021 Class II PRODUCT Philips Azurion systems with software releases 2.1(L1) and 2.1(L2) Recall Number: Z-0238-2022 REASON 3D-RA is a reconstruction software product that can be used with the Philips Azurin system. This product extends the functionality of compatible X-ray equipment with the capability of 3D X-ray imaging....
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/1/2021 Class II PRODUCT Artis zee floor with software VD12-angiography systems developed for single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedure Model Number: 10094135 Recall Number: Z-0296-2022 Artis zee ceiling with software VD12-angiography systems developed for single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedure Model...
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Company: Medtronic Inc., Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) Date of Enforcement Report: 12/1/2021 Class II PRODUCT Medtronic CareLink SmartSync Device Manager application software (D00U005) used by Medtronic Cobalt and Crome implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds): Cobalt XT VR: DVPA2D1, DVPA2D4; Cobalt VR: DVPB3D1, DVPB3D4; Cobalt XT DR: DDPA2D1, DPA2D4;...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 12/1/2021 Class II PRODUCT SOMATOM Force with software syngo.CT VB20 Model #10742326 Recall Number: Z-0283-2022 SOMATOM Definition AS with software syngo.CT VB20 Model #8098027 Recall Number: Z-0284-2022 SOMATOM Definition Edge with software syngo.CT VB20 Model #10590000 Recall Number: Z-0285-2022 SOMATOM Definition Flash with software syngo.CT...
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Company: Abbott Laboratories Date of Enforcement Report: 12/1/2021 Class II PRODUCT ARCHITECT i1000SR REF 01L86-01/1L86 and 1L87; ARCHITECT i2000SR REF 03M74-02/3M74; ARCHITECT i2000 REF 08C89-01/1G17 and 8C89 Recall Number: Z-0271-2022 ARCHITECT c4000 REF 02P24-01/2P24, 1P86, 1R24, and 1R25; ARCHITECT c8000 REF 01G06-11/1G06; ARCHITECT c16000 REF 03L77-01/3L77; Recall Number: Z-0272-2022 REASON Twelve software-related issues affecting software...
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Document Control
A fundamental requirement for any controlled process is to have the documentation associated with the process to be “controlled.”  What do we mean by controlled?  Document control implies that one can distinguish one revision of a document from another revision.  It also implies that a particular revision is retrievable and unblemished – that is, five...
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This post discusses some code review basics - concepts and inspection ideas that one might use when performing a code review.  A code review is a technical verification activity.  The purpose is most often to identify coding errors against the design intent - one is verifying that the code actually accomplishes what that author intended....
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Company: Philips North America Llc Date of Enforcement Report: 11/17/2021 Class II PRODUCT Philips Azurion Interventional Fluoroscopic X-Ray System Software version: 2.1.x Model numbers: 722063, 722064, 722067, 722068, 722078, 722079, 722221, 722222, 722223, 722224, 722225, 722226, 722227, 722228. (Azurion 3 M12, Azurion 3 M15, Azurion 5 M12, Azurion 5 M20, Azurion 7 B12, Azurion 7...
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Company: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 11/17/2021 Class II PRODUCT Hemodialysis Delivery System, Software Version 2.x. Recall Number: Z-0215-2022 REASON If the operator initiates therapy with a saved prescription profile and makes a change to the prescription after a disposable filter change using the Same Patient button, the system may suggest values from...
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When considering software process and software validation requirements for product software versus tool software, it can be very confusing and challenging.  We have created a job aid that can help facilitate the discussion of the differences between the two.  Available to our premium (or higher) level subscribers. The QSR which requires that “when computers or...
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Company: FujiFilm Healthcare Americas Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 11/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Arietta 750 Ultrasound Software Version: V1.0.0 through V2.1.3 Recall Number: Z-0189-2022 Arietta 850 Ultrasound- Software Version: V1.0.0 through V4.1.3 Recall Number: Z-0190-2022 Lisendo 880 Ultrasound Software Version: V1.0 through V4.1.3 Recall Number: Z-0191-2022 Arietta 65 Ultrasound Software Versions: V1.0 through V4.0.0 Recall...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 11/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Artis zeego, Fluoroscopic X-Ray System: Models: 10280959,10502505, 10848283 in combination with the following workplace/system application software models: Product/Model #: syngo X Workplace, 10281061 syngo X Workplace, 10281299 syngo X Workplace, 10502522 Syngo Application Software, 10848815 Recall Number: Z-0200-2022 REASON Software error,...
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Company: Medtronic Neuromodulation Date of Enforcement Report: 11/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Clinician Programmer Application (CPA) model A610 Clinician Software Application Recall Number: Z-0201-2022 REASON A software anomaly may occur with the clinician programmer application. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Medtronic Neuromodulation on 9/23/2021. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 3302 DISTRIBUTION U.S. Nationwide...
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Nothing software specific in this guidance, Manufacture-of-Blood-Components-Using-Pathogen-Reduction-Device-2021, but in the future one might envision that the validation and quality control could be automated by software. Purpose of the document is to provide guidance to establishments that collect or process blood and blood components, with recommendations for implementing a pathogen reduction device for the manufacture of...
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Company: MEDTECH SAS Date of Enforcement Report: 11/3/2021 Class I PRODUCT ROSA One 3.1 Brain application: The device is intended for the spatial positioning and orientation of instruments holders or tool guides to be used by trained surgeons to guide standard surgical instruments during brain and spine surgeries. Recall Number: Z-0118-2022 REASON The firm has...
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Company: AB SCIEX Date of Enforcement Report: 11/3/2021 Class II PRODUCT Cliquid MD (Version 3.4) software used in conjunction with Analyst MD software on SCIEX Citrine & 4500MD series liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) systems. Model No. 5088288 Recall Number: Z-0175-2022 REASON The values of the Internal Standard (IS) concentrations are incorrectly derived when the...
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Company: Xstrahl Limited Date of Enforcement Report: 11/3/2021 Class II PRODUCT Concerto User Interface Software provided with the following systems: (1) Xstrahl 100 Electronic Brachytherapy – 100kV Superficial X-Ray Therapy System; (2) Xstrahl 150 Electronic Brachytherapy – 150kV Superficial X-Ray Therapy System; (3) Xstrahl 200 – 225kV Superficial / Orthovoltage X-Ray Therapy System; (4) Xstrahl...
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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the draft guidance: Content of Premarket Submissions for Device Software Functions. The draft guidance is intended to reflect FDA’s most current thinking on the recommended documentation sponsors should include in premarket submissions for FDA’s evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of device software functions, including both...
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Company: Zimmer Biomet Date of Enforcement Report: 10/29/2021 Class I PRODUCT ROSA One 3.1 Brain Application: The ROSA One 3.1 Brain Application is a robotic platform that helps neurosurgeons with positioning medical instruments or implants during surgery. The device is composed of a compact robotic arm and a touch screen mounted on a stand. Different...
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Company: Medtronic Neuromodulation Date of Enforcement Report: 10/29/2021 Class I PRODUCT ROSA One 3.1 Brain Application: The ROSA One 3.1 Brain Application is a robotic platform that helps neurosurgeons with positioning medical instruments or implants during surgery. The device is composed of a compact robotic arm and a touch screen mounted on a stand. Different...
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“From my 25 years at the agency, I completely understand that FDA CDRH guidance development, approval and publication is complex, time-consuming work. I often said it may be compared to threading 1000 needles simultaneously. It requires significant time and energy from many hard-working, dedicated professionals to even reach the first goal of published draft guidance....
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Company: Philips Ultrasound Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 10/27/2021 Class II PRODUCT EPIQ CVxi Diagnostic Ultrasound Systems, Product Code: 795232 Recall Number: Z-0123-2022 REASON Ultrasound system software issue can cause an EchoNavigator error notification, leading to an unresponsive system, necessitating system restart, which could lead to therapy/treatment delay and/or unnecessary therapy/treatment. Can occur during ultrasound-guided...
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Company: Canon Medical System, USA, INC. Date of Enforcement Report: 10/27/2021 Class II PRODUCT Canon PET-CT SCANNER, Cartesion Prime, MODEL PCD-1000A Recall Number: Z-0142-2022 REASON A software problem has been identified which could result in the diagnostic imaging system not proceeding to the next actual scan even though automatic start of the next scan is...
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The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) recently partnered with the MITRE Corporation, Adam Shostack, and the FDA to host a webinar regarding the soon to be released “Playbook for Threat Modeling Medical Devices.” The playbook was created during a series of bootcamps held by the team over the past year and the webinar provided a...
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