Recall of Device Recall ALLURA XPER FD20

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
    The printed circuit board (pcb) in the main-cabinet. further investigation revealed that a manufacturing error in the pcb is responsible for the reliability issue. as a result, the complete system may shut down and not re-start.
  • Action
    Philips began mailing out an URGENT-Device Correction letter on May 26, 2009. Philips sent out a second URGENT-Device Correction letter dated June 4, 2009, to all consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were advised to contact their local Philips representative immediately if their system completely shut down and would not restart. A mandatory Field Change Order 72200144 was issued for replacement of the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) in the Allura XPER FD system. A mandatory Field Change Order FCO 70800091 was issued for replacement of the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) in the MultiDiagnost Eleva with FD system. The consignees were to be contacted by their Philips Representative for implementation of the corrective action. The firm's Field Engineer would replace the power tray of the systems. If the consignees needed any further information or support concerning this issue, they were to contact the call Center at 800-722-9377, # 5 and reference FCO 72200144 or FCO 70800091 with any questions.


  • Model / Serial
    Site numbers:  41443700, 41444446, 41444463, 41445125, 41445246, 41445254, 41445255, 41445256, 41445336, 41445427, 41445434, 41445578, 41445804, 41446150, 41586608, 41792527, 42063953, 42066520, 42225697, 42478916, 42635423, 42635426, 42812038, 42892018, 42892474, 42919054, 43082276, 43120325, 43165011, 43209312, 43209348, 43263118, 43340698, 43392727, 43420965, 43421081, 43433587, 43443629, 43445198, 43594036, 43594037, 43622121, 43704085, 43721256, 43973609, 43973613, 44004308, 44004309, 44038398, and 43592438.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA, and WI.
  • Product Description
    ALLURA XPER FD20 || The intended uses of the Allura XPER X-ray systems involved with this report are angiographic X-ray systems with a solid state x-ray imaging device for cardiovascular and vascular diagnostic and interventional procedures.
  • Manufacturer


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