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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 16, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Emit(R) 2000 Phenobarbital Assay (OSR4D229) and Syva(R) Emit(R) Phenobarbital Assay (4D019UL). Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay intended for use in the quantitative analysis of Phenobarbital in human serum or plasma.
Recall Number Z-0664-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Emit(R) 2000 Phenobarbital Assay (OSR4D229) lots 1237 and 1264 and/or Syva(R) Emit(R) Phenobarbital Assay (4D019UL), lots E1, E2, and E3.
Product Distributed Qty 1979 cartons
Reason For Recall Firm has confirmed higher imprecision with the recalled lots on Beckman Coulter AU(R) Systems and the Syva(R) Emit(R) 2000 Phenobarbital (4D019UL) lots E1, E2, and E3 as an application if the AU(R) System is used, the issue may be experienced. Firm has found that within-run imprecision of the recalled lots frequency of outliers that differ from the expected value by 20%. This is an expansion of the recall initiated in July, 2012 to include additional lots.

Event Detail

Event Id 63892
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
City Newark
State DE
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-10
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Distributed in the states of CA, FL, IL, KS, MA, MI, MN, MS, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, and WA.