Recall of Device Recall EasyDiagnost

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
    Image-Intensified Fluoroscopic X-Ray System - Product Code JAA
  • Reason
    The x-ray system fail to meet the requirements of 21 cfr 1020.32(d)(2)(ii) when a specific tube failure occurs involving fluoroscopy of large patients and a partial failure of the grid switch.
  • Action
    A Customer Notification letter describing the potential grid switch failure and actions planned by Philips to correct the problem will be sent to all users of the affected systems during the week of July 6, 2009.


  • Model / Serial
    Site Numbers: 6983, 38149, 38268, 38314, 38423, 38434, 38608, 38712, 38743, 38745, 41420, 41463, 50230, 52450, 62868, 76578, 76829, 76958, 76959, 76960, 76967, 76973, 85494, 250679, 557988, 557991, and 558209.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution
  • Product Description
  • Manufacturer


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