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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of March 19, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description VerifyNow IIb/IIIa Test, Catalog No. 85310, 10-Test Kit and Catalog No. 85011, 25-Test kit. Product Usage: The VerifyNow System is a turbidimetric based optical detection system which measures platelet-induced aggregation. The system consists of an instrument, a disposable test device and quality control materials. The VerifyNow IIb/IIIa Test is a semi-quantitative, whole blood platelet function test used to measure glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa receptor blockade in patients treated with abciximab or eptifibatide. VerifyNow Ilb/Illa Test results should be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory data available to the clinician.
Recall Number Z-1172-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Lot/Serial No. WC0182B, WC0182C, WC0182A, WC0182D, WC0182E, WC0182F, WC0182G, WC0180C, WC0180E, WC0180F, WC0181A, WC0181C, WC0181D, WC0181F, WC0180A, WC0180B, WC0180D, WC0181B, WC0181E, WC0181G, WC0181H, WC0181J, WC0181K.
Product Distributed Qty 576 units total (524 units in US)
Reason For Recall Accumetrics is recalling the VerifyNow IIb/IIIa test because it may result in the reporting of an erroneous low platelet aggregation unit (PAU) result. An erroneous low PAU result may cause a low percent inhibition calculation or low baseline PAU.

Event Detail

Event Id 67508
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Accumetrics Inc
City San Diego
State CA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-02-13
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern USA Nationwide Distribution