Recall of IMPAX CV Pediatric Echo Reporting, IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognitio

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
    Failure to effectively install and test a hotfix to correct the known software defect within the impax cv 7.8 su3-ocr service.
  • Action
    AGFA Healthcare sent an URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE LETTER dated April 30, 2014, to the consignee describing the problem that had occurred, the actions being taken by Agfa and the actions Agfa has required the site to perform. As part of the correction Agfa requires the consignee to review the affected reports to confirm that the data is correct. If errors are found the consignee will need to correct the data. The consignee was asked to acknowledge, via FAX-Back to 864-421-1664 or email, that the information was received and understood by the consignee. For questions the consignee was instructed to contact their local Agfa HealthCare organization at 877-777-2432. For questions regarding this recall call 864-421-1754.


  • Model / Serial
    Model L9M21000 - Software versions: IMPAX CV 7.8 SU3/SU4 - OCR Service
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Distribution to SC only
  • Product Description
    IMPAX CV Pediatric Echo Reporting, IMPAX CV Echo Measurement Import via Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Service IMPAX. For the creation of digital structured reports for cardiovascular diagnostic studies such as echocardiography.
  • Manufacturer


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