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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 13, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Calcium Arsenazo, CALA-0250, For the Quantitative Determination of Total Calcium in Human Serum. The kit label shows CALCIUM ARSENAZO, CALA-0250, R: 12x20 mL. The vial's label shows CALCIUM ARSENAZO, CALA-5220, 20 mL, . CALCIUM ARSENAZO is intended use for the quantitative in vitro diagnostic determination of total calcium in human serum and plasma on ELITech Clinical Systems Selectra Pro Series Analyzers. Calcium measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of parathyroid disease, a variety of bone diseases, chronic renal disease and tetany (intermittent muscular contractions or spasms). It is not intended for use in Point of Care setting.
Recall Number Z-0178-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot numbers distributed in the US: Lot 11-2614, Expiration 07/2013. Lot 12-1002; Expiration 03/2014. Lot 12-2220, Expiration 08/2014. Lot numbers distributed in Sweden: 11-2129, 12-2616, 11-2769, 12-2975, 10-3036, 10-0454, 10-1874, 11-0176, 11-1248, 11-1690, 12-0140, 12-0938, 12-1383, 13-0004, and 13-0408
Product Distributed Qty 47 kits in US and 48 kits in Sweden
Reason For Recall Calcium Arsenazo Reagent, reference CALA-0250, is recalled due to complaint of plasma specimens report high results than serum.

Event Detail

Event Id 66331
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm SEPPIM SAS
Country FR
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-09-04
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US including the states of KY and UT and the country of Sweden.