Recall of FullField Digital Mammography Xray System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., 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
    Full field digital,system,x-ray,mammographic - Product Code MUE
  • Reason
    Fujifilm medical systems u.S.A., inc. (fmsu) identified a potential failure with our mammography system. the acquisition workstations, fdr¿1000aws, fdr-2000aws, fdr-3000aws, and cr¿ir363aws assign a unique id number to every image study but very rarely, with the acquisition workstation software versions, vs.O, vs.1, vs.2 , v6.0, v6.1, and v7.0, the system may assign the same id number to a new set of images that was already assigned to the previous set of images due to the error in id number generation logic. if an image with this error (with duplicate id number) is transmitted to pacs, it may overwrite the image already stored on pacs.
  • Action
    The firm, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. (FMSU), sent an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" letter dated 7/28/2017 to its customers. The letter described the products, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to please read and follow the instructions in the "ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY CUSTOMER/USER" section. If you have an error, contact your local FUJIFILM office; and complete and return the Customer Feedback Form. FUJIFILM service personnel will contact all of the medical facilities where the applicable products have been installed to arrange for this correction and visit to take corrective measures.. If you have any questions about this matter, call Recall contact (203) 276-3445 or email:


  • Model / Serial
    1000AWS. Released Software Versions: V5.0, V5.1. Not Released Software Versions: V5.2, V6.0, V6.1, V7.0.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution.
  • Product Description
    Aspire HD (for FDR-1000AWS) || The Fujifilm Digital Mammography System, Aspire HD (FDR MS-l000), generates full-field digital mammography images that can, as other full-field digital mammography systems, be used for screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and is intended for use in the same clinical applications as traditional screen-film mammography systems.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., 419 West Ave, Stamford CT 06902-6343
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source