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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 6, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Siemens RAPIDPoint® 500 system blood gas analyzer Product Usage: RAPIDPoint 500 System: The RAPIDPoint 500 system is designed for professional use in a point-of-care or laboratory environment. This system tests blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites, total hemoglobin, and hemoglobin derivatives in arterial, venous, and capillary whole blood samples. The following parameters are tested: pH, pC02, p02, Na+, K+, Ca++, Cl-, glucose, lactate, tHb, F02Hb, FCOHb, FMetHb, FHHb, nBili
Recall Number Z-0104-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info All Serial Numbers
Product Distributed Qty 2152 units
Reason For Recall RAPIDPoint® 400 Series, RAPIDPoint® 500, or RAPIDLab® 1200 Series blood gas analyzer, users can inadvertently enter a wrong patient ID on the demographics screen, which ultimately could lead to a misidentification of the sample

Event Detail

Event Id 66166
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc
City Norwood
State MA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-17
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide and in the countries of Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia Herzeg., Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Fren.Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mayotte, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, P.R. China, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Rep. of Yemen, Republic Korea, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, U.A.E., United Kingdom, Vatikancity, Venezuela, Vietnam,