Recall of Easy Access PACS System with software Release 5, 6.2, or 7.2

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Philips Medical Systems.

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, Image Processing, Radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Reason
    Potential display of an incorrect body part description on patient images.
  • Action
    On 2/13/02 the firm issued a letter to their consignees. The letter provided a remedy to the situtaion.


  • Model / Serial
    To be provided
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The firm distributed units to 46 hospitals and medical centers located throughout the U.S.
  • Product Description
    Easy Access PACS System with software Release 5, 6.2, or 7.2
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Philips Medical Systems, 22100 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell WA 98041
  • Source