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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2012-RN-01037-1
Product Name/Description DigitalDiagnost (Digital Diagnostic X-ray System)

Serial Number range: 00 000 00 to 09 000 543

ARTG Number: 117662
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 11/10/2012
Responsible Entity Philips Electronics Australia Ltd
Reason/Issue The footplate of the patient carriage can be fixed in a vertical position with a hook. The hook may fail when moving the carriage, or when the operator does not secure it correctly upon moving the plate up, and the footplate can fall down.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Philips Healthcare is providing work around instructions and will be replacing the hook with a new design to permanently correct the issue.
Contact Information 1800 251 400 - Philips Customer Care Centre