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Class 2 Device Recall GEMINI LXL, TF 16 and TF64, PET & XRay CT scanning systems

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 Class 2 Recall
GEMINI LXL, TF 16 and TF64, PET & XRay CT scanning systems
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Date Posted February 26, 2013
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-0882-2013
Recall Event ID 63822
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K052640 
Product Classification System, Tomography, Computed, Emission - Product Code KPS
Product Philips Medical Systems, GEMINI LXL - Model #882412; GEMINI TF 16 - Model #882470 and Model #882473; GEMINI TF 64 - Model #882471, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and X-Ray Computed Tomography (CT) scanning systems, diagnostic imaging systems for fixed or mobile installations that combine Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems.
Code Information The affected GEMINI systems are identified with the following Serial Numbers: GEMINI LXL Model # 882412, Serial Numbers: 14702 and 14707; GEMINI TF 16 Model #882470, Serial Numbers: 7129, 7121, 7123, 7128, 7096, 7133, 7185, 7187, 7226, and 7220; GEMINI TF 16, Model #882473, Serial Numbers: 7150, and and 7237;GEMINI TF 64, Model #882471, Serial Numbers: 7103, 7126, 7132, 7158, 7160, 7164, 7175, 7178, 7179, 7218, 7229, 7221, 7245, 7550, 7255, and 7256.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
For Additional Information Contact Michael McAndrew
800-722-9377
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Software anomaly. Philips determined that the TumorLOC software program for the referenced PET/CT X-Ray scanning systems has the capability to generate Intensity Projection data sets from respiratory gated data. A circumstance was identified by the firm whereby these generated datasets are 'flipped' and incorrectly labeled left-to-right when the are saved to disk. If the flipped Intensity Project
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Software Design
Action Philips Medical issued an URGENT - Medical Device Correction letter to their customers concerning the Tumor LOC IPD issue on October 25, 2012. The letter informs the customer of the nature of this software problem and names the Brilliance and GEMINI scanning systems affected by this issue. The letter goes on to describe the hazard inherent to this software issue and provides 'Workaround procedures which the customers can use in order to help mitigate the effects of this problem. Customers with questions should contact their Customers Care Solutions Center at 1-800-722-9377, option 5. For questions regarding this recall call 1-800-722-9377.
Quantity in Commerce 30 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including AK, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, OA MA, MD MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, D, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, and WV; Internationally to Canada and other countries..
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.
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