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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 17, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 62832
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 2012-07-30
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern United States Nationwide Distribution in the states of: CA, FL, KS, MA, MN, MS, NM, NY, NC, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, and WA.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Emit(R) 2000 Phenobarbital Assay (OSR4D229) and Syva(R) Emit(R) Phenobarbital Assay (4D019UL) Product Usage: Enzyme n Immunoassay, Phenobarbital Emit(R) 2000 Phenobarbital Assay (OSR4D229), lots 1151, 1167, 1191, and/or 1212 and Syva(R) Emit(R) Phenobarbital Assay (4D019UL), lots D4, D5, D6, and D7 Class II Firm has confirmed highter imprecision with the recalled lots on Beckman Coulter AU(R) Systems. Also, if the Syva(R) Emit(R) 2000 Phenobartbital Assay (4D019UL) lots D4, D5, D6, and/or D7 as an application on AU(R) Systems is used, the issue may be experienced. Firm has found that within-run imprecison of the recalled lots when run on an AU(R) System may be higher that what would normally be observed. Firm has observed a low frequency of outliers that differ from the expected value by 20%. 79,744 cartons Z-0030-2013