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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 10, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description 1) VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System (product code 6801375) and 2) VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System Refurbished (product code 6801890) Product Usage: For use in the in vitro quantitative, semi-quantitative, and qualitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using VITROS Chemistry Products Slides, VITROS Chemistry Products MicroTip Reagents and VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products Reagents.
Recall Number Z-1647-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Serial numbers: 1) J34000240, J34000714, J34001562 and J34002163 through J34002245, 2) 34000193, 34000420, 34000478, 34000495, 34000497, 34000529, 34000596, 34000799, 34000805, 34000947, 34001243, 34001422, 34001504, 34001569, 34001589, 34001610, 34001633
Product Distributed Qty Total 101 units (84 units for # 6801375- 26 units domestic & 58 units foreign) and (17 units for # 6801890-15 units domestic, 2 units foreign)
Reason For Recall There is evidence that an electrical short within the systems connector has caused an accumulation of heat which has radiated back through the wiring harness causing the wires and connectors to melt.

Event Detail

Event Id 65207
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
City Rochester
State NY
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-05-06
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide including the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI & WV, and countries of: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Mexico, PR, Panama, Singapore, Venezuela, England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain