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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of September 4, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description ADVIA 120 Hematology Analyzer, Catalog Numbers SMN 10360958 and 10360959 . The ADVIA 120 is a hematology system that utilizes the principles of flow cytometry in order to provide complete blood counts.
Recall Number Z-2114-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info All serial numbers
Product Distributed Qty Domestic: 950 units; Foreign: 3369 units
Reason For Recall The ADVIA 120 optics cover or hood is located on the very top of the ADVIA 120 analyzer. When the optics cover is raised, it is supported by two gas struts (SMN 10309266) attached to the cover on the left and right sides. Over time, it is possible that these struts may lose their effectiveness and fail to support the optics cover in the open position. This could cause the cover to fall during maintenance procedures.

Event Detail

Event Id 65852
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
City Tarrytown
State NY
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-06-26
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia - Herzegovina, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Martinique, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Republic, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam.