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Class 2 Device Recall Brilliance iCT and iCT SP

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 Class 2 Recall
Brilliance iCT and iCT SP
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Date Posted January 27, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated on May 29, 2014
Recall Number Z-0832-2014
Recall Event ID 67306
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, X-Ray, Tomography, Computed - Product Code JAK
Product Brilliance iCT & Brilliance iCT SP Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems, Philips Healthcare, Cleveland, OH The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP are whole body Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems 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 Brilliance iCT: 728306, Serial #'s: 100018, 100040, 100411, 100503, 100506 Brilliance iCT SP: 728311, Serial #'s: 200047, 200121
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
For Additional Information Contact Mrs. Kumudini J. Carter
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Patient images exhibited ring artifacts.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action The firm, Philips Healthcare, sent an "URGENT - Medical Device Correction" letter dated December 9, 2013 to their customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to do the following to avoid the occurrence of these specific ring artifacts: 1. Disable Automatic Scan Time for all Exam Cards 2. Leave Automatic Scan Time on during planning and prior to clicking Go to initiate the scan, click the acquisition series of the scan and disable Automatic Scan Time, then proceed with the scan. 3. Disable Edit Before Final Recon (Reconstruction) for all Exam Cards If a ring artifact is present, clinical judgment should be used by the customer/user to determine if the images acquired in the dataset contain enough information to make a diagnosis. Philips will be releasing a Field Change Order (FCO) to correct the issue with software version release In addition, a Philips Field Service Engineer will contact you to schedule the software installation at your site. If you need any further information or support concerning this issue, please contact your local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office. For North America and Canada, contact the Customer Care Solutions Center (1-800-722-9377, Option 5: Enter Site ID or follow the prompts).
Quantity in Commerce 7 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: FL, IN, NY, OR and PA; and internationally to: Australia and Israel.
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(CLEVELAND), INC.