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Class 2 Device Recall Ingenuity CT System

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 Class 2 Recall
Ingenuity CT System
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Date Posted January 11, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on February 22, 2013
Recall Number Z-0693-2012
Recall Event ID 60741
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, X-Ray, Tomography, Computed - Product Code JAK
Product Ingenuity CT (Computed Tomography) System, 510 (k) #K033326, Model #728326, Serial Numbers: 300005, 300010, 300011, 300012, 300013, 300014, 300015, 300016, 300017, 300018, 300019, 300020 and 300021. Product Usage: The Ingenuity CT is a Computed Tomography X-Ray System intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of X-Ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes. This device may include signal analysis and display equipment, patient, and equipment supports, components and accessories.
Code Information The following Serial Numbers of this device are subject to recall: Serial Numbers: 300005, 300010, 300011, 300012, 300013, 300014, 300015, 300016, 300017, 300018, 300019, 300020 and 300021.
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
For Additional Information Contact Joseph Vinhais
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Component defect. When the user is operating the control panel, he/she may inadvertently activate the wrong switch on the control panel which could, in turn, cause the patient couch to move in an unwanted direction.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action Philips sent an 'URGENT - Medical Device Correction Ingenuity CT' letter dated November 15, 2011. The letter describes the affected product, problem, hazard involved and actions to be taken by the customer and user. In this case, the customers are advised that extra care should be taken when using the 8-way Gantry Panel switch so as to avoid inadvertently activating an unintended switch resulting in unwanted (couch) movement. The letter notifies the customers that a Philips representative will be visiting each customer site and installing a new control panel through a Field Change Order. For further information or support concerning this issue contact your local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office. For North America and Canada contact the Customer Care Solutions Center at (1-800-722-9377, option 5; enter site ID or follow prompts).
Quantity in Commerce 13 system units were distributed (5 in U.S. & 8 overseas)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) in the states of: LA, NY, OH, WV and the foreign countries of: Australia, Germany, Korea, India, Malaysiaa and New Zealand.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JAK and Original Applicant = PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.