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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 February 16, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on March 01, 2013
Recall Number Z-1046-2012
Recall Event ID 61102
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: 300003, 300004, 300005, and 300010. Product Usage: The Ingenuity CT is a Computed Tomography X-Ray System intended to produce cross-a®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 are subject to recall/software correction: 300003, 300004, 300005, and 300010.
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
For Additional Information Contact Joseph Vinhais
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Design defect. Philips learned of this device issue following their receipt of a customer complaint reporting that a 'gap' is created in the side covers when the gantry of the device is tilted to +30 degrees (forward tilt). A hazard to the operator/user presents itself if the operator puts his or her fingers or hand inside the gap and the gantry tilt is returned in position while the fingers or
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Component Design/Selection
Action The firm, Philips, sent an 'URGENT - Medical Device Correction Ingenuity CT***' letter dated December 08, 2011. The letter describes the affected product, the nature of the problem along witth the circumstances under which this problem can occur; the hazard involved and actions to be taken by the customer/user. The customers (operator/users) were instructed not to insert hands in the gap which will be located between the gantry and stationary support column located on either side of the CT System (illustrations are provided). The letter notifies the customers that a Philips representative will be visiting each customer site and installing a hardware upgrade 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 10 or follow prompts).
Quantity in Commerce Four (4) device system units were distributed. Two (2) in U.S. and two (2) overseas
Distribution Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including states of: IN and OR; and countries of: Australia and Germany.
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.