Recall of Device Recall Toshiba Celesteion PCA9000A/2 PET/CT System

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Toshiba American Medical Systems 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, tomography, computed, emission - Product Code KPS
  • Reason
    It was found that if specific operations are performed in multi-phase helical scanning, the acquired raw data may not be saved due to a software problem.
  • Action
    Planned Action by Toshiba Medical America Systems to address the defect: a. A notification will be sent to the customer with affected system in compliance with 21 CFR1 003.21 upon approval by the Secretary. b. To correct this issue revised software will be installed on the system to prevent this occurrence from happening. The consignee will be contacted by their Toshiba service representative for an appointment when the revised software becomes available. c. The customer will be advised to do the following until the corrective measures have been taken, i.e., revised software installed on their systems. If you have any questions please contact your local Toshiba Representative at (800) 521-1968.


  • Model / Serial
    Model: TSX-301 CI6A with system software V7.0 SPOO04J
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to the state of Nevada.
  • Product Description
    Celesteion PCA-9000A/2 PET/CT System
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, PO Box 2068, 2441 Michelle Dr, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source