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Class 2 Device Recall Perkin Elmer NEONATAL TOTAL GALACTOSE KIT

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 Class 2 Device Recall Perkin Elmer NEONATAL TOTAL GALACTOSE KIT see related information
Date Posted January 16, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on March 07, 2014
Recall Number Z-0688-2013
Recall Event ID 63771
510(K)Number K071649 
Product Classification Enzymatic methods, galactose - Product Code JLA
Product Numbers: 3029-0010, 3029-001B.

This kit is intended for the quantitative determination of total galactose (galactose and galactose-1-phosphate) concentrations in blood specimens dried on filter paper as an aid in screening newborns for galactosemia.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 618201, 619200, 618263
Recalling Firm/
940 Winter Street
Waltham MA 02451
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Truncated V-Bottomed Microplate Wells used in assays contain defective wells.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Perkin Elmer initiated the recall on November 23, 2012. The Recall Letter will be delivered to the end customer by email facilitated through our PerkinElmer Technical Support group located in Akron Ohio. Technical Support will be asked to make sure the customers receive the Recall Letter and implement the recommended precautions: - Inspect the wells of row A and row H of the affected microplate lots for possible holes and cracks prior to use. - If a hole or crack is visually detected in a well of the microplate, the well should not be used for testing. - If a hole or crack is not visually detected in a well of the plate, it is required during use of the well, the volume of solution in the well should be visually confirmed to be consistent before and after incubation. Please contact PerkinEimer Technical Support for further information (800) 321 -9632, select prompt 2.
Quantity in Commerce 3029-0010 =1562 kits (10 plats/kit) and 3029-001B=13 kits (50plates/kit)
Distribution Nationwide Distribution.
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.