Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Big Bore Radiology

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    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.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    System, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Socket head cap screws (shcs) used in the z-axis adjustment plate were found to be made of stainless steel rather than the specified alloy steel.
  • Acción
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland), Inc. sent a Customer Information letter dated June 14, 2016, to all affected customers via certified mail. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. No action is required of the customer for this issue. Systems that may have been manufactured with these stainless steel fasteners still meet the safety specifications required for the adjustment cradle and may continue to be used clinically. For further information or support customers were instructed to call 1-800-722-9377. For questions regarding this recall call 404-483-2015.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Big Bore Radiology System Code 728244; Serial numbers 75033, 75110
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution to Belgium, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Korea, Republic of, Myanmar, Nigeria, Peru, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, and United Kingdom
  • Descripción del producto
    Big Bore Radiology tomography X-ray system scanner, model number 728244. || The Big Bore Radiology scanner is a whole body computed tomography X-ray system intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc, 595 Miner Rd, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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