Recall of AGFA DICOMStore

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by AGFA Corp..

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 Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    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.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Medical Image Storage Device - Product Code LLZ
  • Reason
    Loss of patient data can occur under certain circumstances due to misconfiguration of dicomstore configured with agfa's medical image storage devices - media purge daemon (mpd) and cardiovascular purge service (cps).
  • Action
    On 8/9/2012 AGFA Healthcare issued an "URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" letter to consignees. This letter describes the problem and mitigation. Acknowledgment, via FAX-Back or email, that the information was received and understood was also required from the consignees


  • Model / Serial
    All software versions of DICOMstore in combination with Media Purge Daemon (MPD) or Cardiovascular Purge Services (CPS).
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    USA Nationwide, Virgin Islands and Canada
  • Product Description
    AGFA IMPAC CV DICOMStore with Media Purge Daemon (MPD) and IMPAX CV DICOMStore with Cardiovascular Purge Services (CPS), Medical Image Storage Device
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    AGFA Corp., 10 S Academy St, Greenville SC 29601-2632
  • Source