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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of May 14, 2014

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Product Detail

Product Description Siemens ADVIA Centaur Folate Cat No. 06891541 SMN 10325366 (500 tests) Cat No. 06367974 SMN 10310308 (100 tests) Cat No. 00203473 SMN 10331250 (Ref) (500 tests) Cat No. 09132781 SMN 10340209 (Ref) (2500 tests) For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of folate in serum or red blood cells using the ADVIA Centaur and ADVIA Centaur XP systems
Recall Number Z-1564-2014
Classification Class II
Code Info Kit Lots ending in and exp date: 219 Exp. Date 25 March, 2014; 222 Exp Date 12 May, 2014; 224 Exp Date 04 August, 2014; 225 Exp Date 04 August, 2014; 226 Exp Date 12 September, 2014; 227 Exp. Date 06 October, 2014
Product Distributed Qty 49123 units
Reason For Recall Serum controls may go out of range low with the ADVIA Centaur ®Systems Folate assay and a shift in whole blood patient may result with kit lots ending in 219 and 223

Event Detail

Event Id 67839
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc
City East Walpole
State MA
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2014-03-25
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland Finland France Fren.Polynesia Germany Great Britain Greece Guadeloupe Hungary Iceland Ireland Israel Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Martinique Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Qatar Reunion Romania Russian Fed. Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey Unit.Arab Emir.