Recall of Device Recall IMPAX 4.5, IMPAX 5.0 OT3000 Orthopedic Client, IMPAX 5.0 Orthopedic Client, IMPAX ES for Radio

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
    Misidentification: the orthopedic planning x-ray images for one patient are misidentified as the images for another patient.
  • Action
    On 2/15/07, AGFA notified their consignees of the situation by sending them "Urgent Medical Device Correction" letters, instructing them on how to work around the problem until the firm was able to install the upgraded software that corrected the problem. On 12/11/2007, the firm reported that the upgraded software had been installed at all affected sites.


  • Model / Serial
    Hectec MediCAD: ETSAN; VOXAR 3D: L72JO; and Impax 4.5 or 5.0 or 5.2 Client /OT3000: A component of Order Codes: 60+00021533, 60+00021534, 60+00022471, 60+00022472, 60+00015451, 60+00015453, 60+00021535 and 60+00024519.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including states of AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NV, NY, NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA and WA, and country of Canada.
  • Product Description
    Impax 4.5, Impax 5.0, Impax 5.2 and Impax 5.2x Picture Archiving Systems (PACs) with integrated Voxar 3D software; and Impax 5.0 and Impax 5.2 PACs with integrated MediCAD software. The softwares are used to provide digital X-ray images for pre-surgical orthopedic planning. AGFA Corp., Greenville, South Carolina 29601
  • Manufacturer


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