Recall of Device Recall MxView

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
    When two product applications called flip and secondary capture are used together, it is possible for image orientation labels to be incorrect.
  • Action
    The firm sent recall/field correction letters dated 3/11/05.


  • Model / Serial
    All codes.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The devices were distributed to consignees throughout the United States and to consigness located in Argentina, Austria, Bahama, Belarus, Belguim, Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, Finland, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Libya, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New South Wales, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Phillipines, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela.
  • Product Description
    MxView using version 5.0, 5.0.1, or 4.1 software.
  • Manufacturer


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