Cl II Philips Allura Xper FD20/15

Company: Philips Electronics North America Corporation
Date of Enforcement Report 2/10/2016
Class lI:

PRODUCT

Allura Xper FD20/15; Model Numbers: 722058 Dedicated vascular and neurovascular imaging applications, including diagnostic and interventional procedures. This includes, e.g. peripheral, cerebral, thoracic and abdominal angiography, as well as PTCAs, stent placements, embolisations and thrombolysis. ” Cardiac imaging applications including diagnostics, interventional procedures (such as PTCA, stent placing, atherectomies), pacemaker implantations and ElectroPhysiology ” Non-vascular interventions such as drainages, biopsies and vertebroplasties procedures
Recall Number Z-0706-2016

REASON
The use of Allura Xper, Allura Clarity, Allura CV, Allura Centron and UNIQ systems regarding live images and still images can lead to still images being interpreted as live Images.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Andover, MA on 11/3/2015. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
13297 in total

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally

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About the author

Amy enjoys researching and writing about developments in medical technology and how that intersects with US law. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2020 and now works as a Regulatory Associate for SoftwareCPR®, a general-purpose regulatory consulting firm that is recognized globally for their expertise with standards and national regulations pertaining to medical device, mobile medical app, and HealthIT software.

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