Recall of Device Recall Allura Xper FD10

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    System, x-ray, angiographic - Product Code IZI
  • Reason
    Due to a potential geometry software lock up during a digital rotational angiography (dra) run, the stand and table movement may no longer be possible.
  • Action
    Philips Medical Systems North America Co. sent an URGENT - Device Correction, dated September 15, 2010, to their consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken. The consignees were informed that there was a potential geometry software lock up during a Digital Rotational Angiography (DRA) run, the stand and table movement may no longer be possible. The consignees were advised that as geometry software errors happen intermittently, no actions can be performed by the consignees to minimize the risk except for not performing DRA procedures until the firm upgrades the software. For question consignees were to contact the Philips Call Center at 800-722-9377 #5, #4, #1 and reference FCO 72200111 or FCO 72200125.


  • Model / Serial
    Devices are identified with Site Numbers:  14147, 38377, 505254, 544048, 544051, 548067, 549738, 550172, 552470, 552585, 552586, 553234, 553351, 553352, 553925, 554019, 554427, 554431, 554442, 554444, 554550, 554556, 554631, 554745, 554768, 554791, 555206, 556311, 556708, 556783, 557512, 41416358, 41443581, 41443882, 41444662, 41445645, 41446080, 41446144, 41446290, 41446807, 41455906, 41903960, 42393465, 43067304, 43719245, 44048177, and 44604746.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Devices were distributed to hospitals and medical facilities through out the U.S.
  • Product Description
    Allura Xper FD10 Monoplane X-ray system. || Intended for use in cardiovascular and vascular x-ray imaging applications, including diagnostic, interventional procedures (such as PTCA and stent placement and atherectomies), pacemaker implantations and electrophysiology. It is compatible with specified magnetic navigation systems.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Medical Systems North America Co. Phillips, 22100 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell WA 98021-8431
  • Source