Recall of Device Recall TSX201A: AQUlLlON LB; System, XRay, Tomography, Computed

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.

Learn more about the data here
  • 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
    Toshiba america medical systems is initiating a field correction on their tsx-301b: aquilion premium; system, x-ray, tomography, computed, tsx-301a: aquilion one; system, x-ray, tomography, computed, tsx-20ia: aqulllon lb; system, x-ray, tomography, computed, and tsx-1o1a: aquilion 16; system, x-ray, tomography, computed due to several software issues that cause the scanners to function incorr.
  • Action
    Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION letter dated June 22, 2011, to all affected customers. Customers were instructed that a revised software to prevent occurrence of the problem would be installed on their system. Their Toshiba Service Representative would contact them for an appointment to install the software to their system when it became available. Customers were requested to take temporary measures until corrective measures were taken. 1) In dual scanoscopy, do not press the short key between the completion of the first scanoscopy and the start of the second scanoscopy. 2) In dual scanoscopy, do not click the (Scano Skip) button immediately before the completion of the first scanoscopy. 3) When the SplitCase function is set to ON, do not select two or more orders simultaneously from the appointment list. 4) When an image comment is to be preset by making a selection from the preset memo, do not select any image comment with more than 10 characters. Customers were asked to share the information with all users and reviewing radiologists as well as clinical engineering or Biomedical group at the facility. Customers were asked to complete and return the attached form and fax it to 877-349-3054. For any questions call (800) 421-1968 or contact your local Toshiba Representative at (800) 521-1968.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Product Description
    TSX-201A: AQUlLlON LB; System, X-Ray, Tomography, Computed || X-Ray Tomography
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, 2441 Michelle Dr, P.O. Box 2068, Tustin CA 92781-2068
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source