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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 21, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description ABX PENTRA Creatinine 120 CP, Model Number Creatinine Part # A11A01868, Lot Numbers: 203273706, 203273707, 203273808, 203273709. The ABX PENTRA Creatinine 120 CP is an in vitro diagnostic assay for the quantitative determination of creatinine in human serum, plasma and urine based on a kinetic method using alkaline picrate (Jaffe method). It is composed of a 27 ml monoreagent cassette. Reagent is a chemical solution with additives. ABX PENTRA Creatinine 120 CP reagent, with associated calibrator and controls, is a diagnostic reagent for quantitative in vitro determination of Creatinine in human serum, plasma and urine based on a kinetic method using alkaline picrate (Jaffe method). Creatinine measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of renal diseases, in monitoring renal dialysis, and as a calculation basis for measuring other urine analytes. This reagent is intended for use on the ABX PENTRA 400 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer.
Recall Number Z-0289-2013
Classification Class III
Code Info Model Number Creatinine Part # A11A01868, Lot Numbers: 203273706, 203273707, 203273808, 203273709.
Product Distributed Qty 8,503 units
Reason For Recall This recall was initiated because some customers were experiencing an alarm during Creatinine calibration "REAG RANGE HIGH". This alarm caused the calibration to fail and prevented the user from using the Creatinine assay.

Event Detail

Event Id 63536
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Horiba Instruments, Inc dba Horiba Medical
City Irvine
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-14
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Two or more of the following: Email, Fax, Letter, Press Release, Telephone, Visit
Distribution Pattern Nationwide Distribution
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