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Class 2 Device Recall MultiDiagnost Eleva with Flat Detector (MDE FD)

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 Class 2 Recall
MultiDiagnost Eleva with Flat Detector (MDE FD)
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Date Posted September 25, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 28, 2010
Recall Number Z-0623-2009
Recall Event ID 50748
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, X-Ray, Stationary - Product Code KPR
Product Philips Medical Systems MultiDiagnost Eleva Flat Detector System with software version 4.3.1 or higher Used for general R/F, fluoroscopy, radiography, and angiography examinations.
Code Information software version 4.3.1 or higher. Units are identified with Site Numbers: 538440, 542581, 543228, 543846, 543886, 544123, 544124, 544904, 545113, 545114, 548112, 551714, 553435, 553838, 554283, 554284, 554633, 554640, 556369, 557258, 41445127, 41445131, 41445800, 41455927, 41643223, 41849575, 42549980, 42799914, and 41445927.
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips
22100 Bothell Everett Hwy
Bothell, Washington 98021-8431
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
System fails to meet requirements when it is used at kV levels greater than 115 kV at certain frame rates and in certain acquisition modes, as grid switch leakage may occur.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
RADIATION CONTROL FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT: Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act
Action A Customer Notification letter describing the failure, the means, by which a customer can prevent the failure mode from occurring, and actions planned by Philips to correct the problem were sent to all users of the affected systems. Philips will modify the system software and will be installed at no cost to the customer.
Quantity in Commerce 30 systems
Distribution Nationwide distribution including states CA, CO, IA, ID, KS, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OH, SC, TX, UT, VA, and WI.
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 = KPR and Original Applicant = PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS NORTH AMERICA, INC.