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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 15, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62609
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
City Newark
State DE
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-07-17
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution -- US, including Washington, DC and the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WV, and the countries of Canada, New Zealand, Germany, and Puerto Rico.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Dimension Vista(R) Vancomycin Flex(R) Reagent Cartridge (VANC, Catalog # K4086). For the quantitative measurement of vancomycin in human serum and plasma on the Dimension Vista system. lot 12095AD, exp 2013-04-04 Class III Siemens has received complaints of customers experiencing slopes >1.05 when calibrating Flex(R) reagent cartridge lot 12095AD. This results in a slope failure and prevents the VANC assay from being run on the Dimension Vista(R) System. 1,894 cartons Z-2175-2012