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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 3, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 63091
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Alere San Diego, Inc.
City San Diego
State CA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-07-12
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Alere Triage TOX Drug Screen 9 Panel, P/N: 94402. The Alere Triage TOX Drug Screen is a fluorescence immunoassay intended to be used with the Alere Triage Meters for the qualitative determination of the presence of drug and/or the major metabolites above the threshold concentrations of up to 10 distinct drug classes, including assays for acetaminophen/paracetamol, amphetamines, methamphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine, THC and tricyclic antidepressants in urine. The acetaminophen/paracetamol assay will yield positive results when acetaminophen/paracetamol is ingested at or above therapeutic doses. Lot Codes: K51245RB, W51022RB, W51207RB Class II Alere San Diego is recalling Alere Triage TOX Drug Screen because there is a possibility that after installing the code chip provided with the affected lots: AMP, BAR, and PCP, the threshold ranges may not be consistently set correctly in all meters. 591 kits Z-2460-2012
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