Health product recall

Achieva 1.5t MRI System-Main Unit

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Summary

Product
Achieva 1.5t MRI System-Main Unit
Issue
Medical devices - Performance issue
What to do

Contact the manufacturer if you require additional information. 

Audience
Healthcare

Affected products

Affected products Lot or serial number Model or catalogue number
Achieva 1.5t Mri System-Main Unit Not applicable. ACHIEVA 1.5T

Issue

Philips has identified an issue where a specific component failure in the gradient coil of the affected 1.5T MR systems listed in this letter may act as a heat source with a potential to produce smoke and/or fire. if the component failure occurs, the user may observe the following:
• repeated scan abort error messages due to gradient amplifier fault detection, described in section 4.
• unusual noise from the system in the examination or technical room 
• smoke and/or fire from within the system

Recall start date: October 25, 2023
 

Additional information

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health products - Medical devices - Radiology
Companies
Philips Medical Systems Nederland B.V.
Veenpluis 6, Best, Netherlands, 5684 PC
Published by
Health Canada
Audience
Healthcare
Recall class
Type I
Identification number
RA-74545