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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of August 14, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description IMMULITE Systems Third Generation TSH (REF LKTS1 - 100T, LKTS5 - 500T, L2KTS2 - 200T, L2KTS6 - 600T). Intended to quantitatively measure human thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH, thyrotropin).
Recall Number Z-1885-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Per recall strategy.
Product Distributed Qty 51792
Reason For Recall A rare variant of TSH, identified in a small cluster of patients, is not detected.

Event Detail

Event Id 65162
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 2013-05-10
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Canada, AE, AR, AT, AU, BA, BD, BE, BG, BO, BR, BY, CH, CL, CM, CN, CO, CR, CY, CZ, DE, DK, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, GT, HK, HN, HR, HU, ID, IE, IL, IN, IR, IS, IT, JO, JP, KA, KR, KW, KZ, LB, LK, LT, LV, LY, MA, MK, MT, MX, MY, NI, NL, NO, NP, OM, PA, PE, PH, PK, PL, PT, PY, QA, RO, RU, SA, SE, SG, SK, SV, SY, TH, TM, TN, TR, TW, UA, UY, UZ, VE, VN, XS, and ZA.