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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 24, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description VITROS 4600 Chemistry System (VITROS 5,1 FS System family member), Product Code 6802445. Intended for use in the measurement of a variety of chemistry analytes.
Recall Number Z-1107-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Serial Numbers 46000108 through 46000217
Product Distributed Qty USA: 58 units, Foreign: 103 units
Reason For Recall Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) determined that extension springs on some VITROSĀ® Systems may be out of its manufacturing specifications. Extension springs are part of the slide alignment guide assembly. During an internal evaluation in its manufacturing facility, it was discovered that an extension spring had insufficient force. If the extension spring does not provide sufficient force, MicroSlides may not be properly positioned within the MicroSlide incubator which has the potential to cause imprecise results. Extension springs are just one component in the slide alignment assembly. OCD's evaluation determined that the probability of an out of specification extension spring alone adversely affecting results is unlikely.

Event Detail

Event Id 64577
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
City Rochester
State NY
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-02-07
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution- USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and countries of: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Republic of Panama, Singapore, Spain, and Venezuela.