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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2013-RN-00034-1
Product Name/Description MobileDiagnost wDR (mobile x-ray unit)

ARTG: 187112
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 17/01/2013
Responsible Entity Philips Electronics Australia Ltd
Reason/Issue Due to a potential electrical defect, encoder defect or software error the movement speed regulation of the MobileDiagnost wDR does not work as intended. The device may move with increasing speed and/or in the wrong direction for up to 1.5 seconds after releasing the dead man switch (handle bar). Additionally, there is the potential for batteries to overheat.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Philips is advising customers to activate the emergency switch in the event of unintended movement which will immediately stop the MobileDiagnost wDR. Once a corrective action has been determined Philips will implement a fix to stop unintended movement. In addition, Philips will install a battery thermostat to the device.
Contact Information 1800 251 400 - Philips Customer Care Centre