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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 3, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description VITEK 2 60 computer system when equipped with the following Hewlett-Packard PC models: (1) rp5700, Cat. #W0452; (2) rp5700 (refurbished), Cat. #W0452R; (3) rp5800 XPE, Cat. 413642; (4) rp5800 WES7, Cat. #413862; (5) dc7100 8-port, Cat. #W0441; (6) dc7100 8-port (refurbished), Cat. #W0441R; (7) dc7700 8-port, Cat. #W0447; (8) dc7700 8-port (refurbished), Cat. #W0447R; (9) dc7800, Cat. #W0449; and (10) dc7800 (refurbished), Cat. #W0449R. VITEK 2 is an automated system designed for the identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria and yeast.
Recall Number Z-0989-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Manufactured from September, 2004, to present.
Product Distributed Qty For all 3 computers types: 16,736 originally distributed; 554 refurbished and redistributed
Reason For Recall There is a potential to link an isolate result to the wrong patient and then upload the results to the LIS.

Event Detail

Event Id 64394
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Biomerieux Inc
City Hazelwood
State MO
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-02-18
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public E-Mail
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaidjian, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Camaroun, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Demark, Dominican Republic, Dutch Antilles, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Herzegovina, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Moldavia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger Niamey, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen.