Recall of Device Recall Aquilion

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Toshiba American Med Sys Inc.

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
    computed tomography x-ray system - Product Code JAK
  • Reason
    Excessive radiation: intermittent shifting of ct numbers causes the actual dose to the patient to be greater than expected, when sure exposure option is used.
  • Action
    Toshiba sent a letter to customers in July 2007, and sent field service representatives to update the Data Aquisition System in September/October 2007.


  • Model / Serial
    All codes
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution, including USA and Japan.
  • Product Description
    Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) Aquilion 64 CT system, computed tomography x-ray system.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Toshiba American Med Sys Inc, 2441 Michelle Dr, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source