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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 Siemens Dimension Vista(R) System Vista Drug 4 Calibrator. The device is used as an in vitro diagnostic product.
Recall Number Z-1151-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Catalog Number KC460, SMN 10472284, lot 2KD052, exp 5/1/14 and Catalog Number KC460A, SMN 10476471, lot 2KD053, exp 5/1/14.
Product Distributed Qty 1,638
Reason For Recall Siemens has confirmed complaints of low QC and patient recovery with the Dimension Vista(R) LOCI(R) Digoxin(DIGXN) Flex(R) reagent cartridge when calibrating DIGXN with either Drug 4 Cal (KC460) lot 2KD052 or Drug 4 Cal (KC460A) lot 2KD053. Internal testing has shown an average 15% low bias in the therapeutic range of 0.9 to 2.0 ng/mL.

Event Detail

Event Id 64596
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 2013-02-21
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Distributed within the US to AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY.