Recall of Gyroscan NT-Intera 1.5T

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, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Product Code LNH
  • Reason
    Patient burns related to high sar levels and the combined use of synergy body coil and synergy flex-m coil.
  • Action
    The firm issued a Field Change Order to their field personnel instructing them to add new labeling to the User Manual. 05/02/2002 A letter was issued to customers.


  • Model / Serial
    Serial numbers provided above
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    The firm distributed units to hospitals and medical centers nationwide.
  • Product Description
    Gyroscan NT-Intera 1.5T
  • Manufacturer


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