Recall of Device Recall CR 10X Image Plate 35CM X 43CM

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
    The cassettes were shipped with the wrong ip (image plate) size bar code.
  • Action
    On February 7, 2013, AGFA called dealers involved to alert them of the safety issue. Also, an 'URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" letter dated February 26, 2013 was sent to the customers. The letter described the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were requested to check their inventories for the affected product and block any identified product within their inventory. Customers were instructed to complete the attached Feedback form and return via FAX or email. For questions call 877-777-2432 Prompt 5.


  • Model / Serial
    Batch No. A2KQMW
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    USA Nationwide Distribution including the states of: AL, CA, FL, IN, MN, NE, NV, OH, SC and UT.
  • Product Description
    CR MD1.0 General Set, x-ray imager image plate. CR 10-X Image Plate 35CM X 43CM. An image plate, contained in an X-Ray cassette, used to capture images from X-Ray exposures. The cassette with the image plate, once exposed, is inserted in the Agfa Digitizer CR 10-X where the image plate is taken out of the cassette and then scanned so that the scanned image can be displayed for viewing.
  • Manufacturer


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