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Class 2 Device Recall ARCHITECT Intact PTH Control

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 Class 2 Recall
ARCHITECT Intact PTH Control
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Date Posted May 29, 2014
Recall Status1 Open
Recall Number Z-1672-2014
Recall Event ID 67527
Premarket Notification
510(K) Number
K063232 
Product Classification Single (Specified) Analyte Controls (Assayed And Unassayed) - Product Code JJX
Product ARCHITECT Intact PTH Controls consists of 3 x 1 Bottle (8.0 mL each) of PTH (synthetic peptide) in Bis Tris Propane buffer with protein (bovine) stabilizer. Preservatives: sodium azide and ProClin 300. Product Usage: The ARCHITECT Intact PTH assay is an in vitro chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA) for the quantitative determination of intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) in human serum and plasma on the ARCHITECT i System.
Code Information List Number: 8K25-10. Lot Numbers and Expiration Dates: Lot 00713I000, Expires 05 SEP 2014; Lot 01813C000, Expires 14 MAR 2014; Lot 01813K000, Expires 12 NOV 2014; Lot 02613E000, Expires 09 MAY 2014; Lot 01412K000, Expires 12 NOV 2013; Lot 00713A000, Expires 08 JAN 2014; Lot 01012F000, Expires 30 MAY 2013.
Recalling Firm/
Manufacturer
Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Rd
Abbott Park, Illinois 60064-3502
For Additional Information Contact Customer Service
877-422-2688
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Abbott has confirmed that a performance shift in the ARCHITECT Intact PTH assay has the potential to generate falsely elevated results on patient samples. Results generated with impacted lots may demonstrate a positive shift relative to those generated with previous calibrator and/or control lots. The issue may also impact your established ARCHITECT Intact PTH reference ranges. Abbott ARCHITECT In
FDA Determined
Cause 2
OTHER/UNDETERMINED: Under Investigation by the firm
Action Product Information letters dated August 23, 2013 were sent to all direct accounts alerting the direct accounts to a positive bias observed in test results using some of the affected kits. The letter advised the direct accounts to take this information into account when interpreting patient results. Customers with questions were advised to contact Customer Service at 877-4ABBOTT (877-422-2688) (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) and to refer to Product Information Letter PI23AUG2013. Product Recall letters dated February 12, 2014 were sent to all direct accounts. The letter included instructions to: 1) immediately discontinue the use of, and destroy, any remaining inventory of ARCHITECT Intact PTH assay according to each customer's laboratory practices; 2) to continue Intact PTH testing at your laboratory, Abbott recommends that customers identify an alternate method for testing patient samples; 3) if further guidance is needed, please contact the customers's Abbott sales representative; 4) review the letter with the treating physician or healthcare provider to ensure they are aware of the issue and can determine whether re-evaluation of the patient is necessary, and that Abbott included a physician letter that you can use to notify your ordering physicians of this issue; 5) If the customer forwarded any product to other laboratories, please inform them of this Product Recall and provide a copy of the recall letter, customer reply, and physician letter to them; and, 6) complete and return the Customer Reply. Customers with questions were advised to contact Customer Service at 877-4ABBOTT (877-422-2688) (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
Quantity in Commerce List Number 8K25-10: 9,463 control kits
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gaza and Jericho, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, ITALY, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea (South Korea), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Panam®, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, SPAIN, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen
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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 = JJX and Original Applicant = BIOKIT S.A.
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