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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of December 11, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Abbott i-STAT PT/INR cartridges Abbott Point of Care Inc., Princeton, NJ 08540 The i-Stat PT a prothrombin time test is useful for monitoring patients receiving oral anticoagulation therapy such as Coumadin or Warfarin. The cartridge is to be used with the i-Stat 1 Analyzer and as part of the i-Stat System, the PT/INR test is to be used by trained health care professionals in accordance with a facility's policies and procedures.
Recall Number Z-0451-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info K020355 List number 04J50-01, 04J50-02; 03P89-24 Lot number R13149A; R13151; R13151A and cartridge lots from C13139 up to and including C13270A
Product Distributed Qty 794,928 units US; 119,472 units OUS
Reason For Recall Abbott Point of Care Inc (APOC) has determined that i-Stat PT/INR cartridges have the potential to exhibit incorrectly elevated INR.

Event Detail

Event Id 66757
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Abbott Point Of Care Inc.
City Princeton
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-10-28
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Kuwait, Mexico, Netherland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, south Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, and United Kingdom,