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Class 2 Device Recall epoc BGEM Test Card

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Date Initiated by Firm March 13, 2013
Date Posted August 14, 2013
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1971-2013
Recall Event ID 65126
510(K)Number K090109  K093297  
Product Classification Glucose oxidase, glucose - Product Code CGA
Product epoc BGEM Test Card (Catalogue number CT-1004-00-00).

quantitative testing of samples for pH, pCO2, pO2, Sodium Potassium , Ionized Calcium, Glucose, Lactate and Hematocrit.
Code Information LOT #'s EXP. DATES, 07-12283-00 03/26/2013, 07-12284-00 03/27/2013, 07-12285-00 03/28/2013, 07-12289-00 04/01/2013, 07-12290-00 04/02/2013, 07-12292-00 04/04/2013, 07-12293-00 04/05/2013, 07-12296-00 04/08/2013, 07-12297-00 04/09/2013, 07-12298-00 04/10/2013, 07-12300-00 04/12/2013, 07-12303-00 04/15/2013, 07-12305-00 04/17/2013, 07-12306-00 04/18/2013, 07-12307-00 04/19/2013, 07-12310-00 04/22/2013, 07-12312-00 04/24/2013, 07-12313-00 04/25/2013, 07-12314-00 04/26/2013, 07-12317-00 04/29/2013, 07-12320-00 05/02/2013, 07-12321-00 05/03/2013, 07-12324-00 05/06/2013, 07-12325-00 05/07/2013, 07-12327-00 05/09/2013, 07-12331-00 05/13/2013, 07-12333-00 05/15/2013, 07-12335-00 05/17/2013, 07-12338-00 05/20/2013, 07-12340-00 05/22/2013, 07-12341-00 05/23/2013, 07-12345-00 05/27/2013, 07-12346-00 05/28/2013, 07-12347-00 05/29/2013, 07-12349-00 05/31/2013, 07-12352-00 06/03/2013, 07-12354-00 06/05/2013, 07-12355-00 06/06/2013, 07-12362-00 06/13/2013, 07-12363-00 06/14/2013, 07-13002-00 06/19/2013, 07-13003-00 06/20/2013, 07-13004-00 06/21/2013, 07-13007-00 06/24/2013, 07-13008-00 06/25/2013, 07-13009-00 06/26/2013, 07-13010-00 06/27/2013, 07-13014-00 07/01/2013, 07-13015-00 07/02/2013, 07-13017-00 07/04/2013

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Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Epocal
2935 Conroy Rd
Ottawa Canada Ontario
For Additional Information Contact Pam Angell
207-730-5738
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
This recall is being initiated because the affected lots of this product may yield results that are not consistent with stated precision performance criteria at concentration values at the high-end of the Glucose test sensor (>400 mg/dl). Specifically, after a period of storage of three (3) to four (4) months, the Glucose sensor may report low results at the high end of the measurement range.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action On March 13th 2013, Epocal placed all CT-1004-00-00 test card on shipment hold. Affected product in Epocal control has been segregated and quarantined. Beginning on March 26 2013, Epocal Inc. plans to begin distribution of the Recall Notification Letter to the 4 direct consignees (customers/distributors) via certified mail. Included with the Recall Notification Letter is a faxback verification form. Notification will include all distribution channels to the end-user level. Direct consignees are instructed to discontinue use and discard all stock on hand, complete the provided faxback verification form to document disposal and contact their consignees to advise them of the notification and disposal of affected product.
Quantity in Commerce 828,750 Test Card
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the District of Columbia, US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, and the states of CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VE, WA, WI, and WV and the coutries of India, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Russia Fed., Singapore, South Africa, South korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = CGA and Original Applicant = EPOCAL, INC.
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