Recall of Device Recall Cios Alpha

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Siemens Medical Solutions USA, 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
  • 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
    Interventional fluoroscopic x-ray system - Product Code OWB
  • Reason
    Under certain circumstances the cios alpha system may freeze during a procedure.
  • Action
    Siemens sent an Safety Advisory Notice dated May 5 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. They were alerting them about the issue and risks involved. Customers were provided work-around instructions until a software fix is released. For further questions please call (610) 219-6300.


  • Model / Serial
    Model Number of device 10308191, serial numbers: 11032 11044 11005 10115 11056 10057 10076 10019 10021 10035 10037 10073 11074 11075 11077 11083 10078 11066 11067 11013 10063 10082 11094 10089 11080 11009 11018 11082 10058 10098 11015 11016 11038 10096 10116 11035 11064
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    Cios Alpha; The Cios Alpha is a mobile X-ray system designed to provide X-ray imaging of the anatomical structures of patient during clinical applications. Clinical applications may include but are not limited to: interventional fluoroscopic, gastro-intestinal, endoscopic, urologic, pain management, orthopedic, neurologic, vascular, cardiac, critical care and emergency room procedures. The patient population may include pediatric patients
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 51 Valley Stream Pkwy, Malvern PA 19355-1406
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source