Recall of Siemens Artis zee Ceiling Systems

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by Siemens AG.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and New Zealand.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Recalling Organisation: Siemens Healthcare (NZ) Ltd, Millennium Centre, Part Level 2, Building A, 600 Great South Road, Ellerslie, AUCKLAND 1051
  • Reason
    Cables in the cable harness inside the ceiling carriage may have received wear and tear or damage., in versions before a modification in 2009, a protective sleeve was covering the total length of cabling inside the ceiling carriage. this modification was made in a way that the protective sleeve is no longer covering all cables in total length inside the ceiling carriage. there is now friction between individual cables causing stress over a period of time which for smaller dimensioned cables may result in tearing and system malfunction.
  • Action
    Product to be modified


  • Model / Serial
    Model: Catalogue number – 10094137, Affected:
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source