Recall of Device Recall Ingenuity CT System

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
    Component defect. when the user is operating the control panel, he/she may inadvertently activate the wrong switch on the control panel which could, in turn, cause the patient couch to move in an unwanted direction.
  • Action
    Philips sent an 'URGENT - Medical Device Correction Ingenuity CT' letter dated November 15, 2011. The letter describes the affected product, problem, hazard involved and actions to be taken by the customer and user. In this case, the customers are advised that extra care should be taken when using the 8-way Gantry Panel switch so as to avoid inadvertently activating an unintended switch resulting in unwanted (couch) movement. The letter notifies the customers that a Philips representative will be visiting each customer site and installing a new control panel through a Field Change Order. For further information or support concerning this issue contact your local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office. For North America and Canada contact the Customer Care Solutions Center at (1-800-722-9377, option 5; enter site ID or follow prompts).


  • Model / Serial
    The following Serial Numbers of this device are subject to recall: Serial Numbers: 300005, 300010, 300011, 300012, 300013, 300014, 300015, 300016, 300017, 300018, 300019, 300020 and 300021.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) in the states of: LA, NY, OH, WV and the foreign countries of: Australia, Germany, Korea, India, Malaysiaa and New Zealand.
  • Product Description
    Ingenuity CT (Computed Tomography) System, 510 (k) #K033326, Model #728326, Serial Numbers: 300005, 300010, 300011, 300012, 300013, 300014, 300015, 300016, 300017, 300018, 300019, 300020 and 300021. || Product Usage: || The Ingenuity CT 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. This device may include signal analysis and display equipment, patient, and equipment supports, components and accessories.
  • Manufacturer


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