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Acuson SC2000 Ultrasound System (2014-01-10)

Starting date:
January 10, 2014
Posting date:
February 11, 2014
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type III
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-37911

Recalled products

  1. Acuson SC2000 Ultrasound System

Reason

A potential malfunction with the locking mechanism on the Acuson SC2000 ultrasound system with serial numbers 401100 to 401400. The locking mechanism that is intended to hold the control panel in a fixed position can become loose and fail to lock the location of the control panel which may result in the inability to steer or control the ultrasound system during transport.

Affected products

A. Acuson SC2000 Ultrasound System

Lot or serial number
  • 401100 to 401400
  • 401223
Model or catalog number
  • 10433816
Companies
Manufacturer
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
685 East Middlefield Road
Mountain View
94043
California
UNITED STATES