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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of December 19, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 63682
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc
City East Walpole
State MA
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-11-14
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to the following countries: Argentina Australia Austria Azerbaijan Belgium Bosnia Herzeg. Brazil Canada Chile COLOMBIA Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Egypt Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Ireland Italy Japan Kazakhstan Latvia Lithuania Malaysia Mexico Netherlands New Caledonia Norway Oman P.R. China Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Rep. of Yemen Republic Korea Reunion Romania Russian Fed. Saudi Arabia Serbia Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Thailand Turkey U.A.E. United Kingdom Uruguay Vietnam

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Siemens Healthcare BNP (8-type Natriuretic Peptide) 500 Test kit 02816634 100 Test 02816138 10309045, 10309044 028 Intended Use For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of B-type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) in human plasma using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems. This assay is indicated for the measurement of plasma BNP as an aid in the diagnosis and assessment of the severity of heart failure. In patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), this test, in conjunction with other known risk factors, can also be used to predict survival as well as to predict the likelihood of future heart failure. All lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 100 test=24291 and 500 test= 9679 Z-0506-2013
Siemens Healthcare BR Assay for CA 27.29 250 Test Kits 03896216 50 Test Kit 02419937 Ref Kit (US only) 10340081 Intended Use The ADVIA Centaur BR assay is an in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative serial determination of cancer antigen CA 27.29 in human serum using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems. The test is intended for use as an aid in monitoring patients previously treated for Stage II or Stage Ill breast cancer. All lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 250 test =1678 and 50 test =2660 and Ref. 1196 Z-0507-2013
Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur CA 19-9 250 Test 10491244 50 Test 10491379 Intended Use The ADVIA Centaur CA 19-9 Assay is an in vitro immunoassay for the quantitative measurement of the CA 19-9 tumor-associated antigen, in human serum, using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems. This assay is indicated for the serial measurement of CA 19-9 to aid in the management of patients diagnosed with cancers of the exocrine pancreas. All lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 250 test=525 and 50 test=12243 Z-0508-2013
Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur DHEA-504 (DHEAS) 50 Test 06489701 The ADVIA Centaur DHEAS assay is an in vitro diagnostic immunoassay for the quantitative determination of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) in human serum and plasma using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems All lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 12976 Z-0509-2013
Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur Digitoxin (DGTN) 250 Test 09046419 50 Test 08861968 Intended Use For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of digitoxin in serum or plasma using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems. All lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 50 test=792 and 250 test=525 Z-0510-2013
Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur Folate (FOL) 500 Test 06891541 100 Test 06367974 Ref Kit (US only) 09132781 Ref Kit (US only) 00203473 Intended Use For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of folate in serum or red blood cells using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems. Al lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18C° to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 100 Test=27392; 500 test=21045 and Reference Kits=3773 Z-0511-2013
Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur Theophylline 2 (THE02) 250 Test 08838753 50 Test 03009619 Intended Use For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of theophylline in serum or plasma using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems. All lot codes Class II Operating range of the ADVIA Centaur systems is 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86.0°F), a change in room temperature may increase or decrease assay results, depending on the specific assay and ADVIA Centaur system used. 50 test=2397 and 250 test= 594 Z-0512-2013
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