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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 6, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 66290
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm bioMerieux, Inc.
City Durham
State NC
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-09-06
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
chromID Salmonella Agar, Reference No. 43621. A selective isolation and differentiation medium for the detection of Salmonella in human specimens. Lot 1002234210 and 1002300040 Class II Complaints for Salmonella strains growing on this medium producing an uncharacteristic white colored colony instead of the expected pale pink to mauve colored colonies. This could potentially lead to Salmonella colonies not being detected. 90 Z-0087-2014