Health product recall

Discovery MR750w 3.0T Magnetic Resonance Imaging System (2018-06-06)

Starting date:
June 6, 2018
Posting date:
July 19, 2018
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-67260

Affected products

Discovery MR750w 3.0T Magnetic Resonance Imaging System

Reason

The following issue is being addressed by GE Healthcare File No. FMI 10908: a small area on the bore surface, which is normally accessible to the patient, can get warm enough to cause a serious burn in the event the patient touches the bore and proper padding is not used.

Affected products

Discovery MR750w 3.0T Magnetic Resonance Imaging System

Lot or serial number

00000000UA0364
00001134FMM104
663

Model or catalog number

DISCOVERY MR750W 3.0T

Companies
Manufacturer

GE Medical Systems LLC

3000 North Grandview Blvd

Waukesha

53188

Wisconsin

UNITED STATES