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Class 2 Device Recall Alere Triage CardioProfiler Panel

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  Class 2 Device Recall Alere Triage CardioProfiler Panel see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 05, 2012
Date Posted April 26, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 04, 2012
Recall Number Z-1466-2012
Recall Event ID 61516
510(K)Number K080269  
Product Classification Immunoassay method, troponin subunit - Product Code MMI
Product Alere Triage CardioProfiler Panel, PN 97100CP. The test is used as an aid in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (injury), an aid in the diagnosis and assessment of severity of congestive heart failure, an aid in the risk stratification of patients with heart failure, and as an aid in the risk stratification of patients with acute coronary syndromes.
Code Information Lot Code: W49569   Phase 2 (June 12, 2012): Lot#W49636
Recalling Firm/
Alere San Diego
9975 Summers Ridge Rd
San Diego CA 92121-2997
For Additional Information Contact
858-455-4808 Ext. 3015
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Alere San Diego, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of the Alere Triage CardioProfiler Panel PN 9700CP, Lot W49569 and the Alere Triage Profiler SOB Panel PN 97300, Lot W48990. Alere San Diego, Inc. has determined that these lots have an increased frequency of Troponin I results >0.05ng/mL for samples which are found to be below 0.05ng/mL upon additional testing.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action A recall communication was initiated on 3/15/12 with Alere San Diego, Inc. forwarding a "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letter to all their customers who purchased the Alere Triage CardioProfiler Panel PN 97100CP, Lot W49569 and Alere Triage Profiler SOB Panel PN 97300, Lot W48990. The letter informed the customers about the problems identified and the actions to be taken. Customers with any questions about the information contained in this notification should contact Alere San Diego, Inc. at (877) 308-8287.
Quantity in Commerce 1080 kits
Distribution Worldwide Distribution, including Nationwide (US) and the countries of Brazil, China, India and Kuwait.
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 = MMI and Original Applicant = BIOSITE INCORPORATED