Recall of Scanpoint Communication Cradles

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Verathon, 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 3
  • 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
    Transducer, ultrasonic, diagnostic - Product Code ITX
  • Reason
    Incorrect programming causes quickprint to fail to recognize the communication cradles. as a result, scanpoint communications cradles could not communicate with scanpoint online tool while using the quickprint interface. this will affect the transfer of exams and device calibration through quickprint interface.
  • Action
    On 09/20/10, Verathon issued an URGENT: Medical Device Accessory Recall Notification letter dated September 20, 2010 to consignees, identifying the affected product, the issue prompting the recall, and actions to be taken by consignees. The consignees are instructed to return any cradles within the serial number range between CC012000-CC012084, and the Part Number 0570-0168. The firm will provide a replacement communication cradle at no cost. Consignees can contact Verathon Customer Care at 425-867-1348 or 800-2331-2313 or send e-mail to


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers:  CC012000, CC012001, CC012002, CC012003, CC012004, CC012005, CC012006, CC012007, CC012008, CC012009, CC012010, CC012011, CC012012, CC012013, CC012014, CC012016, CC012017, CC012018, CC012019, CC012020, CC012021, CC012022, CC012024, CC012026, CC012027, CC012028, CC012029, CC012030, CC012031, CC012032, CC012033, CC012034, CC012035, CC012036, CC012037, CC012038, CC012039, CC012040, CC012041, CC012042, CC012044, CC012045, CC012046, CC012049, CC012050, CC012052, CC012054, CC012055, CC012056, CC012057, CC012058, CC012059, CC012060, CC012061, CC012062, CC012063, CC012064, CC012065, CC012066, CC012067, CC012068, CC012069, CC012070, CC012071, CC012072, CC012075, CC012076, CC012080, CC012083, and CC012084.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: U.S. nationwide including states AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, WI, and Washington DC, and the countries of Australia, Canada, France, South Korea, Taiwan, The Netherlands, and United Kingdom.
  • Product Description
    The label (which is affixed to ScanPoint Communications Cradle) states: "...VERATHON ScanPoint Docking Station...Part No. 0570-0168...Bothell, WA USA..."
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Verathon, Inc., 20001 N Creek Pkwy, Bothell WA 98011-8218
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source