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Class 2 Device Recall Brilliance iCT Heavyweight Gantry Scanner, M/N 728306, S/N: 100016, 100018 100025

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 Class 2 Recall
Brilliance iCT Heavyweight Gantry Scanner, M/N 728306, S/N: 100016, 100018 100025
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Date Posted September 22, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated on September 24, 2012
Recall Number Z-2460-2010
Recall Event ID 56506
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification System, X-Ray, Tomography, Computed - Product Code JAK
Product Brilliance iCT Heavyweight Gantry Scanner, M/N 728306, S/N: 100016, 100018 -100025 The Brilliance iCT is a Computed Tomography X-Ray System 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 M/N 728306, S/N: 100016, 100018 - 100025
Recalling Firm/
Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
595 Miner Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44143-2131
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The gantry covers of the iCT have a latch at the base of the system which holds the cover in the closed position. During the course of maintenance the CT Field Service Engineer (FSE) will activate this latching mechanism which in turn has a potential to penetrate the insulation on cabling which carries 277 VAC. If the latch does come into contact with the cabling there is a potential that the FS
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Philips Healthcare sent an URGENT - Field Safety Notice letter, dated April 14, 2010, to their customers notifying them of the product, the problem, and the action to be taken. The letter asked them to identify the affected product by checking for the serial number tag (s/n 10016  10025), ensure that the electrical power was shut-down before opening or closing the gantry cover to prevent potential of an electrical shock, and that a Field Service Engineer would contact the facility to make arrangements for the implementation of a Field Change Order (FCO) before December to correct the problem. For further information or support concerning this issue, the customer was instructed to contact their Philips representative: Customer Care Center (1-800-722-9377, option 5 or their local Philips Healthcare Office).
Quantity in Commerce 9 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA, including the states: DC, GA, IL, IN, NY and OH; and the countries of Germany and the Netherlands.
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.