Recall of Device Recall Mevasim

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
    Stimulation Radiation Therapy System - Product Code KPQ
  • Reason
    Loose mounting screws -- cassette holder may become loose and result in the device dislodging and colliding with the patient.
  • Action
    Customers were sent a Customer Safety Advisory Notice on February 27, 2007, notifying them that the mounting screws on the cassette holders on the SIMVIEW 3000 and NT Simulators, as well as some MEVASIM Simulators, could loosen and can cause damage to the system, or personal injury. The firm requested that they check of tightness on the mounting hardware. A STOP Modification notice was issued on 06/01/2007, to all affected regional service organizations that are responsible for implementing updates due to new information. Updated letters and User instructions will be released in August 2007.


  • Model / Serial
    All Serial Numbers (1182 and higher): 1501, 1516, 1213, 1225, 1200, 1518, 1201, 1520, 1246, 1228, 1197, 1202, 1224, 1231, 1191, 1184, and 1506,   "MEVASIM", Serial Numbers (1182 and higher): 1204, 1192, 1216, 1502, 1230, 1220, 1209, 1233, 1510, 1241, 1194, 1514, 1523, 1212, 1222, 1252, 2012, 2010-335-217, 1249, 4000296842, S1144, 01069H400, 1503, 1517, 1251, 1238, 1274, 1509, and 1519
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including states of IN, VA, MA, VT, NJ, NY, PA, DC, NC, SC, GA, AL, TN, MI, KY, OH, IN MI, MN, ND, MT, IL, MO, KS, NE, AR, OK, TX, AZ, CA, SD, LA, Puerto Rico, and countries of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, China, Israel/Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, UK, and Vietnam.
  • Product Description
    Si emans Evansi, with patient table, Part No: 44 81 586, and without patient table Part No: 44-81-669; Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Concord, CA 94520
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 4040 Nelson Ave, Concord CA 94520-1200
  • Source