Recall of Device Recall Omni Diagnost Eleva

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
    X-Ray System - Product Code IZI
  • Reason
    Units do not comply with the requirement to provide automatic beam limitation within +/- 3 degrees of horizontal, vertical, and perpendicular to the plane of the image receptor during radiographic procedures.
  • Action
    On 7/23/07 Philips mailed a letter dated July 9, 2007 titled Electronic Product Radiation Warning. The letter advises customers of the issue and asks that customers apply the enclosed cautionary label to the device. The letter also explains that there will be a system modification to be installed. On 8/20/07 the firm sent the same letter, along with a letter dated 8/20/07 to customers thought to have either scrapped their units and the customer had previously indicated they were no longer using the unit. The 8/20/07 letter requested the customer contact Philps if they are currently using the device.


  • Model / Serial
    Site numbers 500046, 520020, 521648, 522220, 533112, 533314, 533471, 533530, 535118, 535257, 535924, 539106, 540860, 541490
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Units were distributed to 1543 hospitals and medical centers throughout the US. No international distribution from this firm.
  • Product Description
    Philips Omni Diagnost Eleva
  • Manufacturer


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