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Class 3 Device Recall VITROS CKMB Calibrators

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 Class 3 Recall
VITROS CKMB Calibrators
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Date Posted May 17, 2013
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-1337-2013
Recall Event ID 64901
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
Product Classification Calibrator, Multi-Analyte Mixture - Product Code JIX
Product VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products CK-MB Calibrators, REF 128 6293, IVD, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics High Wycombe HP12 4DP, UK For use in the calibration of the VITROS ECi/ECiQ Immunodiagnostic Systems, the VITROS 3600 Immunodiagnostic System and the VITROS 5600 Integrated System for the quantitative measurement of CK-MB in human serum and plasma (EDTA or heparin).
Code Information Lots 1400 (exp. 22 April 2013), 1410 (exp. 20 May 2013), 1420 (exp. 12 July 2013), 1430 (exp. 5 August 2013) , 1440 (exp. 10 September 2013), 1450 (exp. 18 November 2013), 1460 (exp. 18 November 2013), 1465 (exp. 13 November 2013), 1480 (exp. 3 January 2014)
Recalling Firm/
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
100 Indigo Creek Dr
Rochester, New York 14626-5101
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Jennifer Paine
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Internal testing demonstrated that opened-reconstituted VITROS CK-MB Calibrators stored at -20 degrees Celsius (-4 degrees Farenheit) generated invalid calibrations that were detected by positively biased quality control results.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Ortho Clinical Diagnostic sent a " Important Product Correction Notification" letter dated April 3, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The customers were informed of the issue and advised they must discontinue storage of opened-reconstituted vials of VITROS CK-MB Calibrators frozen at -20 degrees Celsius (-4 degrees Farenheit). The same day, the Distributor letters were sent via US Postal Service Priority Mail or FedEx overnight courier to US Distributor consignees who were informed of the issue and instructed to notify their customers of the issue and actions. Also on April 3, 2013, the foreign affiliates were informed of the issue by e-mail and instructed to notify their consignees of the issue and actions. Confirmation of Receipt - Important Response Required so that we can complete our records, please return this form to us no later than April 19, 2013. FAX: 1-888-557-3759 or 1-585-453-4110 We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused your laboratory. If you have any additional questions, please call Customer Technical Services at 1-800-421-3311.
Quantity in Commerce Domestic: 3019 units, Foreign: 905 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - Nationwide including Puerto Rico, and the countries of Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, Spain and Venezuela.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JIX and Original Applicant = JOHNSON & JOHNSON CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS, INC.