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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 28, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injections, USP, 1000ml, VWR/Baxter Product Usage: The concentrated sodium chloride is used to prepare inoculum that is analyzed by the VITEK 2 instrument. The VITEK 2 user manual instructs all users to prepare inoculum with 0.45%-0.50% sodium chloride injections, and the system is designed to use 0.45%-0.50% sodium chloride concentration only.
Recall Number Z-0430-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot number C866715, EXP OCT 13
Product Distributed Qty 199 cases/14-1000mL bags
Reason For Recall The firm inventoried and distributed 0.9% Sodium Chloride Saline bags as 0.45% Sodium Chloride Saline bags for use with the VITEK 2 system.

Event Detail

Event Id 63479
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Biomerieux Inc
City Hazelwood
State MO
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-10-17
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA and WI. Distribution was also made to Canada, military facilities and other foriegn countries.
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