Recall of Device Recall VoxelQ Workstation, Imaging Workstation

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
    Imaging Workstation - Product Code JAK
  • Reason
    Incorrect simulation and/or beam placement: an anomaly has been identified with the philips voxelq workstation utlizing acqplan software version 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.9, 4.9.1, 4.9.2, 4.9.3, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2 or 5.0.3 when computing absolute patient marking coordinates with data containing reconstruction offsets from the mx800, the mx8001dt, and the brilliance 6, 10, 16, 16p, and big bore ct systems. whe.
  • Action
    On November 1, 2007, after telcon with FDA, the firm revised its recall strategy to notify consignees via a November 9, 2007, Urgent Device Notification letter which indicates that warning labels will be affixed to the units that alerts the user of the reconstruction offset defect by Philips employees.


  • Model / Serial
    Model No. 72870
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution- USA including states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV and WY and Canada
  • Product Description
    Philips, Voxel Q workstations, untilizing AcQSim or AcQPlan software version 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.9, 4.9.1, 4.9.2, 4.9.3, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2 or 5.0.3 and any Mx8000, Mx8001DT, or Brilliance 6, 10, 16, 16P, and Big Bore CT systems connected to the VoxelQ, Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, OH 44143
  • Manufacturer


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