Recall of Device Recall BuckyDiagnost

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
    Stationary X-Ray System - Product Code KPR
  • Reason
    Device failed to display appropriate labels indicating radiation symbol along with the required wording.
  • Action
    Urgent - Field Safety Notice letters, dated January 20 & 21, 2010, were sent to customers. The letter identified the affected products, gave a description of the problem & the hazard involved, stated how to identify affected products, actions to be taken by the customer or user, and actions planned by the firm. Customers are to make sure that the relevant safety precautions are observed and check their operators console (EEC) if the labeling is present as shown in the drawing. If the labeling is missing, a Philips rep should be contacted. For further information or support concerning the issue, a Philips rep should be contacted at 800-722-9377.


  • Model / Serial
    Site Numbers:  545896, 17673, 62929, 102578, 104781, 250137, 250294, 505841, 538513, 539863, 542610, 545089, 548438, 557949, 43717870, and 44329671.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Devices were distributed through out the US in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WY.
  • Product Description
    BuckyDiagnost. General Radiography and Tomography examination of patients in supine, seated, or standing positions.
  • Manufacturer


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