Recall of Device Recall Philips BV Endura

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
    Mobile X-Ray System - Product Code IXL
  • Reason
    The fixing strap of the belt holding the cbx laser to the image intensifier may be detached during a procedure when used with the bv libra and the bv pulsera/endura systems.
  • Action
    On 01/06/11, Philips sent an URGENT Device Correction Notice, dated 01/05/2011, to their consignees. The consignees were informed that the fixing strap of the Laser Aiming Device Image Intensifier may inadvertently detach when used with BV Libra, BV Endura Rel. 2, and BV Pulsera Rel 2.3 Mobile X-Ray systems. Specifically the draw latch of the fixing strap holding the CBX Laser to the Image Intensified can be accidentally released during a procedure when used with the above Mobile X-Ray systems. While waiting for Philips to implement their corrective action, the consignees are advised to fix the closed latch body of the draw latch to the metal band using a Tie Wrap. Without securing the latch with a Tie Wrap, the device should not be used. The consignees can contact Philips Call Center at 1-800-722-9377, select 5, and reference FCO 71800035 with any questions about this recall.


  • Model / Serial
    Site Numbers: 548686, 556612, 41416327, 41446303, 41566246, 41585083, 43896129, 45592395, 47198056, and 49736876.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution -- AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and Washington, DC.
  • Product Description
    Philips BV Endura, Rel. 2, 718074. || Mobile C-Arm X-Ray systems offering Radiographic and Fluoroscopic techniques in a wide variety of applications.
  • Manufacturer


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