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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of December 26, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 66363
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 2013-09-18
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US Distribution including the states of OH, MD, CO, NJ, IA, NC, VA, WI and DC., and the countries of Austria, Denmark, France, Italy, Netherlands and Norway.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Siemens Dimension Vista Homocysteine Flex Reagent Cartridge The HCYS method is an in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative measurement of total homocysteine in human serum, heparinized plasma and ETDA plasma on the Dimension Vista System. Measurements of homocysteine aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients suspected of having hyperhomocysteinemia and homocystinuria. lot 13064MA, expiration 2014-03-05 Class II Dimension Vista HCYS lot 13064MA shows erratic recovery of QC and patient samples. 302 Z-0541-2014