Recall of Device Recall Agfa Impax System

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
    System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Reason
    Measurements are inaccurate on multiple workstations.
  • Action
    Agfa Healthcare issued an "URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" dated July 16, 2009. The notice informed of the problem and provided details to identify potentially compromised data that could result in measurement inaccuracies. A feedback form was provided to be completed and returned to the firm. For further information, contact Agfa Healthcare at 1-773-592-4769.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Version 6.3.1 SU10.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution -- IL
  • Product Description
    Agfa Impax R6.3 DB Server. || Impax Systems are Picture Archiving and Communication systems (PACs). PAC systems are used in the acceptance, transfer, display, storage and digital processing of medical images. Primary users are radiologists, mammographers, orthopaedists and other trained medical staff.
  • Manufacturer


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