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Class 2 Device Recall VITROS Chemistry Products Li Slides

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  Class 2 Device Recall VITROS Chemistry Products Li Slides see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 12, 2013
Date Posted November 15, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on April 11, 2017
Recall Number Z-0316-2014
Recall Event ID 65572
510(K)Number K924488  
Product Classification Flame photometry, lithium - Product Code JIH
Product VITROS Chemistry Products Li Slides packaged as 300 slides/pack catalog number 8318925 and packaged as 90 slides/pack catalog number 1632660
VITROS Li Slides quantitatively measure lithium (Li) concentration in serum and plasma using VITROS 250/350/950/5,1 FS and 4600 Chemistry Systems and the VITROS 5600 Integrated System.
Code Information Multiple lots affected, with expiry dates through 22-Mar-2015
Recalling Firm/
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
100 Indigo Creek Dr
Rochester NY 14626-5101
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is recalling Slide Dispense cartridges used with some VITROS Chemistry Product Slides due to slide dispense issues.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Equipment maintenance
Action Ortho Clinical Diagnostics sent an Important Product Correction Notification letter dated June 12, 2013, to all affected customers via FedEx regarding Slide Dispense issues with various VITROS Chemistry Product Slides. VITROS ALT, CL-, GGT, LDH, K+, Na+ and TP slides use a different ABP, they are not affected by this issue. OCD provided instructions that may allow their customers to reposition the ABP if a jam occurs. OCD will provide you with a credit for any cartridge where the ABP becomes misaligned within the cartridge body in such a way that you are unable to reposition the ABP successfully to resolve the slide dispense issue. In addition to the Confirmation of Receipt form, OCD also enclosed three (3) copies of a Request for Credit form for you to complete when you require credit for affected cartridges. Complete and return the Confirmation of Receipt by June 21, 2013. If you experience slide dispense condition codes more than once a week, call our Customer Technical Support at 1-800-421-3311. For questions regarding this recall call 585-453-4224.
Quantity in Commerce 62,039 units (5,974 units domestically & 4,702 units internationally)
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY including Puerto Rico and Internationally to Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, Venezuela, England, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JIH and Original Applicant = EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY