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Class 2 Device Recall S2 Fluid Pack as a part of the cobas b221 Roche OMNI S systems

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  Class 2 Device Recall S2 Fluid Pack as a part of the cobas b221 Roche OMNI S systems see related information
Date Initiated by Firm June 24, 2015
Date Posted August 05, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 12, 2016
Recall Number Z-2330-2015
Recall Event ID 71609
510(K)Number K032311  
Product Classification Electrode measurement, blood-gases (pco2, po2) and blood ph - Product Code CHL
Product S2 Fluid Pack on the Cobas b 221 system- Catalog Number 03260925184

Blood Gas and Electrolytes Analyzer; The Roche Diagnostics Omni S Analyzer is a fully automated critical care analyzer intended to be used for the measurement of pH, PCO2, PO2, sodium, potassium, ionized calcium, chloride, hematocrit, glucose, lactate, urea/BUN, bilirubin, total hemoglobin, oxygen saturation, oxyhemoglobin, deoxyhemoglobin, carboxyhemoglobin, and methemoglobin in samples of whole blood, serum, plasma, and aqueous solutions as appropriate.
Code Information Catalog Number: 03260925184; Lot Numbers & Exp. Dates:   1. 21450781, Exp. 08/31/2016 2. 21450887, Exp. 08/31/2016 3. 21451391, Exp. 09/30/2016  
Recalling Firm/
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
9115 Hague Rd
Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
For Additional Information Contact Todd Siesky
317-576-2000 Ext. 249
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The affected S2 fluid packs may generate a transponder error when the fluid pack is loaded on to the cobas b 221 system. The error prevents the fluid from being recognized by the system and the instrument cannot start measurements until the affected S2 Fluid Pack is replaced.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Roche Diagnostics sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction dated July 2, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers are asked to do the following: 1. Keep in the inventory a backup S2 Fluid Packs from an unaffected lot, or at least four additional S2 Fluid Packs from the affected lots when product from unaffected lots is not available. 2. If the S2 Fluid Pack generates a Transponder error message, contact the Roche Support Network Customer Support Center at 1-800-526-2272 (provide the lot and serial number printed on the side of the affected S2 Fluid Pack). 3. After contacting Roche Support Network Customer Support Center, dispose of the affected S2 Fluid Pack per local guidelines. Please contact the Roche Support Network Customer Support Center, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-526-2272, if you have questions about the information contained in this Urgent Medical Device Correction.
Quantity in Commerce 19 affected devices of lot 21450781 were distributed in the US.
Distribution US Distribution: CT, TX, LA, ND, MI, NJ, OH, OK, PR, SC, and KY.
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 = CHL and Original Applicant = ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORP.