Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc
Date of Enforcement Report 8/31/2016
SOMATOM Definition Flash with software version VA48A-SP2; Model # 10590000, computed tomography x-ray system.
Recall Number Z-2625-2016
Due to an internal communication error between the firmware and the software of the components, the planned CT scan executes properly, but the injector is not started. Therefore, the contrast agent is not injected and the desired examination result is not achieved. This error only affects the automatic mode or coupled mode and does not affect the manual control of the injector.
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., Malvern, PA on 8/23/2016 Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
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