Recall of MRI 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, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging - Product Code LNH
  • Reason
    It was found that there is a problem with the lcd monitor used in the console. the lcd monitor may become blank during use. specifically, the backlight of the lcd monitor may turn off while the system is in use, causing the lcd monitor to become blank. however, the other parts of the system continue to operate normally, and the risk of a serious health hazard is therefore very low. the lcd moni.
  • Action
    Toshiba sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated October 1, 2012 via USPS return receipt mail to all affected customers . The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. The letter contains a return reply form that is to be faxed to TAMS for retention. For questions contact your local Toshiba representative at 800-521-1968.


  • Model / Serial
    Product Numbers: MRT-1504/A4, MRT-1504/S4, MRT-3010/A5, MZKT-UPKHE/S1. Serial Numbers unique to each consignee.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    USA Nationwide Distribution including the states of : IL, NH, MA, MI, MO, PR, NV, NM, MN, ID, NY, OH, NC, AZ, MS, LA, OR, PA, CA, and CT.
  • Product Description
    MRT-1504/A4 - Titan X MRI System || MRT-30 I0A/5 - Titan 3T MRI System || Product Usage: MRI System.
  • Manufacturer


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