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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens ADVIA Centaur iPTH ReadyPack Assay

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 Class 2 Device Recall Siemens ADVIA Centaur iPTH ReadyPack Assay see related information
Date Posted June 06, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated on March 05, 2015
Recall Number Z-1512-2013
Recall Event ID 65224
510(K)Number K121981 
Product Classification Radioimmunoassay, parathyroid hormone - Product Code CEW
Product ADVIA Centaur¿ iPTH ReadyPack Assay 100 Tests; REF 10492368.

For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH).
Code Information Reagent Lot Number: 056301 and 56302
Kit Lot Number/Exp. Date:
61655301 09 Nov 2011
61950302 09 Nov 2011
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc
333 Coney St
East Walpole MA 02032-1516
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
iPTH Assay- reagent and calibrator lots may have demonstrated higher than anticipated variability
FDA Determined
Cause 2
No Marketing Application
Action Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated May 2013 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. For questions, contact your Siemens Technical Solutions Center or your local Siemens technical support.
Quantity in Commerce 309 (100 test) kits
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.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = CEW and Original Applicant = SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS