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Class 2 Device Recall Acute Care pBNP TestPak

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  Class 2 Device Recall Acute Care pBNP TestPak see related information
Date Initiated by Firm November 11, 2015
Date Posted January 07, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 23, 2016
Recall Number Z-0610-2016
Recall Event ID 72570
510(K)Number K071834  
Product Classification Test,natriuretic peptide - Product Code NBC
Product Siemens Acute Care pBNP TestPak- in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative measurement of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NTproBNP) in heparinized plasma.
Catalog Number: CPBNPM
SMN: 10445086
Code Information Lot Numbers: 215166002, 215194002, 215222002, 215271002
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc
2 Edgewater Dr
Norwood MA 02062-4637
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Stratus CS Cartridge Barcode labels may not scan on the Stratus CS systems
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Labeling design
Action Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice by e-mail to all affected Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Regional offices on November 11, 2015 both in the United States and internationally for communication with affected customers. This notice informs customers of the issue and provides mitigation instructions. Customers with questions were advised to contact their Siemens Customer Care Center or their local Siemens technical support representative. For questions regarding call 781-269-3000.
Quantity in Commerce 1157
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide), Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bosnia Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Libya, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, U.A.E., and United Kingdom.
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 = NBC and Original Applicant = DADE BEHRING, INC.