Recall of Aplio XG Diagnostic Ultrasound System SSA790A

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc.

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
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  • 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
    System, imaging, pulsed doppler, ultrasonic - Product Code IYN
  • Reason
    The firm initiated this recall of certain toshiba diagnostic ultrasound systems because it has been found that under certain conditions, the temperature of the transducer head may increase in 2d+pw mode or 2d+cdi (power, adf) +pw mode. when the system is used under both conditions listed below, the temperature of the transducer head connected to the system may increase in temperature and possibly.
  • Action
    Toshiba sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated August 5, 2013. along with a Reply Form via USPS return receipt mail. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Until the software is corrected customers were instructed to change the preset settings as described in the letter. Customers were asked to complete and return the attached form and fax it to the toll free number. The form also can be sent via email to Customers with questions were instructed to call 800-421-1968 or contact their local Toshiba Representative at 800-521-1968. For questions regarding this recall call 714-730-5000.


  • Model / Serial
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  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including and US Territory Puerto Rico
  • Product Description
    Aplio XG Diagnostic Ultrasound System SSA-790A || Used for routine diagnostic imaging
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, 2441 Michelle Dr, P.O. Box 2068, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source