Philips—Mobile Detector Holders: Loose Screws May Cause Detector to Fall

September 13, 2017 | Risk Management News

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In a July 14, 2017, Urgent Field Safety Notice letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Philips states that the four countersunk screws that are used to attach the lock mechanism on the above holders may become loose, potentially causing the detector to fall down when the holder is rotated 90˚ clockwise from landscape, additional force is applied, and the moveable clamp is below the detector. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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