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Class 2 Device Recall TruFlight Select PET/CT Scanning System

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 Class 2 Recall
TruFlight Select PET/CT Scanning System
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Date Posted February 17, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on February 22, 2013
Recall Number Z-1056-2012
Recall Event ID 61110
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, Tomography, Computed, Emission - Product Code KPS
Product TruFlight Select PET/CT System equipped with software version, Model #459800111661. A diagnostic imaging system for fixed or mobile installations that combines Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems.
Code Information Software version, Serial Numbers: 17002 and 17003.
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
For Additional Information Contact Joseph Vinhais
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A number of non-conformances have been noted in the TruFlight Select PET/CT System. A number of these non-conformances have been corrected to improve the overall quality and functionality of the suspect system units.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action Philips sent an 'URGENT - Medical Device Correction TruFlight Select PET/CT Serial Numbers: 17002, 17003 letters. The letter was dated December 13, 2011. The letter describes the affected product, the nature of the problem along with the circumstances under which this problem can occur; the hazard involved and actions to be taken by the customer/user. In this case, the customers (operator/users) are provided with separate recommended actions. The letter goes on to notify the customers that a Philips representative will be visiting each customer site and installing a software update (3.5.3) in order to address several of the non-conformance issues 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, Customers in all other countries are advised to dial their local Philips Healthcare office.
Quantity in Commerce two (2) units were distributed
Distribution Nationwide Distribution -- OH and MD.
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 = KPS and Original Applicant = PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS(CLEVELAND), INC.