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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 11, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 61998
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Microbiologics Inc
City Saint Cloud
State MN
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-29
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Telephone
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IA, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NM, NY, PA, PR, SC, TX, VT, and VA. and the countries of SWITZERLAND, ITALY, ISRAEL, IRELAND, COLOMBIA, SWEDEN, INDIA, SINGAPORE, SERBIA, SAUDI ARABIA, CANADA, TAIWAN, SOUTH AFRICA, FRANCE, BRAZIL, MALTA, MACEDONIA, MALAYSIA, FINLAND, ECUADOR, VENEZUELA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, NETHERLANDS, PERU, UNITED ARAB EMERITES, TURKEY, POLAND, and LEBANON.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Microbiologics 217 Osseo Avenue North, St. Cloud, MN 56303, Gram Stain Control Slides, SLO3-10, ATCC Licensed Derivative, MediMart Europe, 11 rue Emile, Zola B.P. 2332, 38933 Grenoble Cedex 2 France. They are microscope slide preparations contains specific organisms populations of known and predictable characteristics. These slide support formal quality assurance programs by serving as quality control challenges to demonstrate and document satisfactory performance of staining regents and methods used in staining procedures and to document personnel's ability to perform the procedure and to properly interpret the microscopic test results. 0353 - 0355, 0357 - 0363 Class II Microbiologics is recalling a number of lots of KWIK-QC Gram Stain Slides. This product gram negative control organism (E.coli) is not properly fixated on the slide, which may cause the user to unintentionally contaminate the patient area of the slide by flooding the control well with stain. This contamination could potentially lead to misdiagnosis and improper treatment of a patient. 13,720 slides (10 slides per box) Z-1936-2012
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