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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2014-RN-00076-1
Product Name/Description ACUSON SC2000 Ultrasound Systems

Serial Numbers: 401100 to 401400

ARTG Number: 139591
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 23/01/2014
Responsible Entity Siemens Ltd
Reason/Issue The locking mechanism that is intended to hold the control panel in a fixed position can become loose and fail to lock the rotation of the control panel. If the locking mechanism fails, there is the potential risk the user will be unable to steer or control the ultrasound system during transport.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Siemens is advising that if a user is unable to lock the rotation of the control panel or experiences rotation of the control panel or progressively greater left to right movement when the control panel lock is engaged, park the ultrasound system and contact Siemens. Siemens will be contacting all affected users to make the required repairs to the affected systems.
Contact Information 1800 310 300 - Siemens Technical Support Centre