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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of February 6, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64081
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 2012-12-20
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Dimension(R) IRON Calibrator (DC85), Siemens material number 10445010. The Dimension(R) IRON Calibrator is an in vitro diagnostic product intended to be used to calibrate the Iron method for the Dimension(R) clinical chemistry system. Siemens material number 10445010 -- and lot numbers 2DN060, exp 2013-10-01; 2FN063, exp 2013-12-01; 2GN068, exp 2014-01-01; and 2JN073, exp 2014-03-01. Class III Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has received complaints of IRON calibrations outside of acceptable calibration slope (m) values (0.97 - 1.03) when using IRON calibrator lots 2DN060 and 2FN063. Lots 2GN068 and 2JN074 may also be impacted but no complaints have been received. 5999 Z-0745-2013