Recall of Device Recall Agfa IMPAX Cardiovascular

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by AGFA Healthcare 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 Status
  • Event Country
  • 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, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Reason
    A customer experienced when using impax cv reporting software, specifically, when building a niv report, the niv cardio report was showing incorrect findings for aneurysm.
  • Action
    AGFA Healthcare sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice dated December 22, 2016, to all affected consignees. The notice included an acknowledgement fax-back or email indicating that the information was received and understood. The notice informed the consignees of the problem and indicated that they would be contacted by Agfa Service to check the problem and to correct the NIV reporting clinical content. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-401-330-7433. For questions regarding this recall call 864-421-1984.


  • Model / Serial
    Versions CV 12.2 SU3, CV 12.2 SU4, CV 12.2 SU5 and CV 12.2 SU6
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution to NJ, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, and WI
  • Product Description
    IMPAX Cardiovascular || The IMPAX CV Reporting module consists of a database and graphical user interface (GUI) that allows users to document procedure and clinical findings as structured data, with representation in printed or electronic formats
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    AGFA Healthcare Corp., 10 S Academy St, Greenville SC 29601-2632
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source