Recall of Device Recall AGFA Computed Radiography system with NX2.X Workstations

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
    solid state x-ray imager (flat panel/digital imager) - Product Code MQB
  • Reason
    Monitor fell from the mounting bracket used to support the monitor.
  • Action
    The firm, AGFA Healthcare sent an 'URGENT SAFETY NOTICE" dated June 30, 2010, via FED-EX to customers. The letter describes product, problem and actions to be taken by the firm and customers. AGFA will provide a safety check to the customers facility, have a service representative visit , in the near future, their site to inspect the monitor/s and attach a warning label on each monitor checked for preventative action. The customers are ask to distribute the information within their facility to all individuals who need to be aware, to complete the attached URGENT SAFETY NOTICE FEEDBACK FORM as soon as possible and return via fax at 864-421-1664. If you have any questions about this matter, please feel free to contact me via email at or call me at 864-421-1754.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries of Puerto Rico and Canada.
  • Product Description
    19" Barco MFCD 1219 (Touch Screen) + Low Profile Stand and Rack with LCD Arm || Agfa's Computed Radiography Systems with NX2.X software are indicated for use in providing diagnostic quality images to aid the physician with diagnosis.
  • Manufacturer


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