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Class 2 Device Recall Brilliance CT Systems

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 Class 2 Device Recall Brilliance CT Systems see related information
Date Posted October 31, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 24, 2012
Recall Number Z-0110-2008
Recall Event ID 38264
510(K)Number K033326 
Product Classification Computed tomography scanner - Product Code JAK
Product Brilliance CT Systems, 40 slice configuration. Computed tomography scanner.
Code Information Model No. 728231. Version 2.2.1
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Road
Cleveland OH 44143-2131
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Two potential artifacts may appear in some images from head scans on the Brilliance 40/64 systems. These artifacts may lead to misdiagnosis.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action Firm notified its customers via a Product Safety Notification letter dated May 25, 2007, warning the user of a possible appearance of artifacts which could lead to a misdiagnosis and improper treatment.
Quantity in Commerce 404
Distribution Worldwide, including USA, Canada, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Phillipines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, and West Indies.
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.