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Class 2 Device Recall INFINION 1.5T MR IMAGING SYSTEM, MODEL MRI 100

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 Class 2 Recall
INFINION 1.5T MR IMAGING SYSTEM, MODEL MRI 100
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Date Posted February 19, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 19, 2012
Recall Number Z-0780-2010
Recall Event ID 53989
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K003853 
Product Classification System, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Product Code LNH
Product MRI Eclipse 1.5T System Model #781230. The 1.5T Magnetic Resonance Imaging system intended for use with clinical/radiologic diagnostic imaging applications.
Code Information Model #781230. All lots
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
For Additional Information Contact Holly W. Lee
440-483-7000
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Polymeric RF connector block on the tabletop overheated and eventually ignited during scanning due to combination of arcing of electrical components associated with the RF trap assembly located below the connector and flame rating of the connector block material.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
OTHER/UNDETERMINED: Pending
Action An "Urgent-Field Safety Notice" dated December 4, 2009 was issued via certified mail to customers. The notification letter described the affected product, problem, hazard involved and action to be taken by customer. The customer will ensure to maintain frequent contact with patients during scanning and that the patient comfort kit is installed for all patient studies. The Customer will be visited by a Philips Service Representative to inspect their MRI System and install the newly remanufactured RF Connector Block. Additionally, step-by-step trap/cable installation instructions including pictures are being drafted to ensure correct installation of cabling. If you need any further information or support concerning this issue, please contact your local Philips representative or 1-800-722-9377.
Quantity in Commerce 290 units
Distribution Worldwide distribution- United states: (AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA & WI), ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CANADA, CHINA, CYPRUS, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, ITALY, JAPAN, KOREA, NEW ZEALAND, PAKISTAN, POLAND, RUSSIA, SWITZERLAND, TAIWAN & UNITED KINGDOM.
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 = LNH and Original Applicant = PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS(CLEVELAND), INC.
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