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Class 2 Device Recall epoc BGEM Test Card

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 Class 2 Recall
epoc BGEM Test Card
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Date Posted August 14, 2013
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-1971-2013
Recall Event ID 65126
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K090109 
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
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Epocal
2935 Conroy Rd
Ottawa, 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
COMPONENT CONTROLS (GMP - GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE): 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 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 = CGA and Original Applicant = EPOCAL, INC.
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