Recall of Device Recall XARIO 200

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Toshiba American Medical Systems 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 Status
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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, imaging, pulsed doppler, ultrasonic - Product Code IYN
  • Reason
    When continuous trace method is used as the tracing method on spectral doppler in velocity trace measurement, an incorrect value may be displayed in the ultrasound systems and in the ultrasound workstations listed below.
  • Action
    Toshiba Medical sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter on May 1, 2017. The consignee is instructed not to use the Continuous Trace method for cardiac velocity trace measurements to quantify the MPG values. Modified software is being provided. A Toshiba service representative will contact the consignee to make an appointment to install the modified software to fix the problem. Customers were asked to complete the form and fax it to the toll-free number shown at the top of the form. The form can also be sent by email to Customers with questions were instructed to call 800-521-1968.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial Number W5B1712472
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    XARIO 200 TUS-X200 || diagnostic ultrasound system
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, PO Box 2068, 2441 Michelle Dr, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source