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Class 2 Device Recall Simplexa Covid19 Positive Control Pack

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  Class 2 Device Recall Simplexa Covid19 Positive Control Pack see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 23, 2021
Create Date October 21, 2021
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0162-2022
Recall Event ID 88825
Product Classification Reagents, 2019-novel coronavirus nucleic acid - Product Code QJR
Product SIMPLEXA COVID-19 Positive Control Pack, REF MOL4160, IVD, Rx Only, UDI: (01) 20816101027051
Code Information Lot #/Expiration Date: 12175N/11.30.2021, 12722N/01.31.2022, X12122N/01.31.2022, X12724N/08.31.2022
Recalling Firm/
DiaSorin Molecular LLC
11331 Valley View St
Cypress CA 90630-5366
For Additional Information Contact Diasorin Molecular Technical Service
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Due to unapproved raw materials used in the manufacturing of Covid-19 control pack, their is the potential for delayed amplification signals.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action On September 23, 2021, DiaSorin Molecular issued a field courtesy notification letter via email. On October 18, 2021, DiaSorin issued a "Urgent: Medical Device Correction" notification to provide additional details concerning the recall. In addition to informing consignees about the correction, DiaSorin asked consignees to take the following actions: 1. A run with a failed positive control should be repeated per the IFU instructions. 2. Please be sure to notify others within your network that may have received these kits. 3. Please complete and return the Acknowledgement and Receipt Form (page 2) of this notification letter. 4. If your firm has further distributed the devices, please share a copy of this correction notification and response form with those customers and provide a copy of the completed response form back us. 5. If you have any questions or if you have experienced an invalid Positive Control run and would like replacement product for the tests that were invalid due to this, please contact DiaSorin Molecular Technical Service, Mon-Fri, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Pacific Time) at (800) 838-4548, option 3, or by email at ts.molecular@DiaSorin.com. 6. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
Quantity in Commerce 1690 kits
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide distribution in the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV and the countries of Canada, Italy.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.