Recall of Device Recall The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP

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
    Philips is issuing a software update (version 3.2.4) to the brilliance ict and ict sp systems currently running software version 3.2.0, 3.2.1 or 3.2.3, addressing a number of non-conformances. a review was conducted of all nonconformances that are fixed by the software upgrade. none of these nonconformances result in unacceptable hazards. the nonconformance documented below had the highest sc.
  • Action
    Philips sent an Urgent - Medical Device Correction letter dated May 8, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Philips Key Market representatives will distribute the letter internationally. Additionally, a Field Service Engineer will contact each site to schedule time to implement the Field Change Order. Customers were instructed to review the Release Document provided them with information about the software update, new feature and enhancements. For North America and Canada customers should contact the Customer Care Solutions Center (1-800-722-9377, option 5: Enter Side ID or follow the prompts. For questions regarding this recall call 440-483-4918.


  • Model / Serial
    Brilliance iCT: Model# 728306 Brilliance iCT SP: Model# 728311
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, CA, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IN, MA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VT, WA & WV and the countries of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, EGYPT, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, ICELAND, India, Indonesia, Israel, ISRAEL, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Netherlands, New Zealand, PHILIPPINES, POLAND, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, SINGAPORE, South Korea, SPAIN, SWEDEN, Switzerland, Taiwan, THAILAND, Turkey, UNITED KINGDOM & Uzbekistan.
  • Product Description
    The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP are Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes. These devices may include signal analysis and display equipment, patient, and equipment supports, components and accessories. || The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP are used to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes.
  • Manufacturer


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