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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 20, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP are Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes. These devices may include signal analysis and display equipment, patient, and equipment supports, components and accessories. The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP are used to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes.
Recall Number Z-1791-2012
Classification Class II
Code Info Brilliance iCT: Model# 728306 Brilliance iCT SP: Model# 728311
Product Distributed Qty 241
Reason For Recall Philips is issuing a software update (version 3.2.4) to the Brilliance iCT and iCT SP systems currently running software version 3.2.0, 3.2.1 or 3.2.3, addressing a number of non-conformances. A review was conducted of all nonconformances that are fixed by the software upgrade. None of these nonconformances result in unacceptable hazards. The nonconformance documented below had the highest score for severity and probability using the risk analysis process: - Calibration ring artifacts may be present on axial head scans that are performed with rotation times of 1.0 or 1.5 seconds.

Event Detail

Event Id 61866
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc
City Cleveland
State OH
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-07
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public E-Mail
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, CA, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IN, MA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VT, WA & WV and the countries of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, EGYPT, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, ICELAND, India, Indonesia, Israel, ISRAEL, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Netherlands, New Zealand, PHILIPPINES, POLAND, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, SINGAPORE, South Korea, SPAIN, SWEDEN, Switzerland, Taiwan, THAILAND, Turkey, UNITED KINGDOM & Uzbekistan.
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