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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 Alere Cholestech LDX ALT AST Test Cassette, Model #12-788. For the in vitro quantitative determination of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST).
Recall Number Z-1139-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot/Unit Codes: 274351A, 274351B, 274352B, 274353A, 290243A, 290244A, 290641A, 290641B, 290642A, 290643A, 290643B, 290644A, 290644B, 290645A, 290645B, 290646A, 290647A, 290648A, 293669A, 293670A, 293671A, 293672A, 293673A, 296635A, 296636A, 296637A, 296638A, 296639A, 296639B, 296640A, 296641A, 296642A, 297311B, 297313A, 297313B.
Product Distributed Qty 38,571 kits
Reason For Recall The recall was initiated because Alere San Diego has an update for the Alere Cholestech LDX ALT AST cassette, and it has the potential for humidity changes to impact results for certain analytes on the Alere Cholestech LDX System.

Event Detail

Event Id 64671
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Alere San Diego, Inc.
City San Diego
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-03-06
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Canada, South Africa, Netherlands, Italy, Brazil, Singapore, Russia, Hong Kong, Argentina, South Korea, Philippines, El Salvador, Indonesia, and Trinidad.
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