Recall of Device Recall Computed Tomography Xray Systems Brilliance CT

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
    5 issues. fast get ready incorrectly enabled during service procedures. contrast annotation missing for some images when manual contrast was administered. dot artifact present, intermittently, after startup. heart rate measured value incorrectly remains constant for some heart rate change conditions. doseright incorrectly enabled when the exam card specified disabling doseright. tube heat predict.
  • Action
    On 2/5/2015 the firm sent Customer Information Letters to their customers.


  • Model / Serial
    Brilliance CT 64-channel with Essence technology: Model #728231; Serial #s: 9654, 95130, 95157 & 95504.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) including the states of AR, AZ, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WV & WY, and to the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan & Viet Nam.
  • Product Description
    Computed Tomography X-ray Systems Brilliance CT 64-channel with Essence technology. || 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 Rd, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source