Recall of Device Recall Brilliance 64 Computed Tomography XRay System Model 728231,

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) 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
    System, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Reason
    During the version 2.6 software upgrade, the system was not recalibrated with the infant phantom for the infant protocol.
  • Action
    Philips sent an URGENT - Medical Device Correction letter dated January 31, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers may consider reviewing any infant images that may have been affected during the Field Test to confirm reading accuracy. For further information or support concerning this issue, customers could contact their local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office for North America and Canada contact the Customer Care Solutions Center (1-800-722-9377, option 5: Enter Site ID or follow the prompts)


  • Model / Serial
    Model #728231, S/N 9089, 9551, 9548.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including CO, IN, and TN and the countries of Norway, Israel, and Germany
  • Product Description
    Brilliance 64 S/N 9089, 9551, 9548. || The Brilliance 64 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.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc, 595 Miner Road, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Source