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Class 2 Device Recall ARCHITECT STAT TroponinI Reagent Kit

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  Class 2 Device Recall ARCHITECT STAT TroponinI Reagent Kit see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 11, 2012
Date Posted May 10, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on December 23, 2016
Recall Number Z-1509-2012
Recall Event ID 61630
510(K)Number K041192  
Product Classification Immunoassay method, troponin subunit - Product Code MMI
Product ARCHITECT STAT Troponin-I Reagent Kit; list numbers 2K41-28 (500 test kit); an in-vitro diagnostic test kit; each kit contains bottles of microparticles, conjugate and assay diluent; Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL 60064

ARCHITECT STAT Troponin-I is a chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA) for the quantitative determination of cardiac troponin-I in human serum and plasma on the ARCHITECT i System with STAT protocol capability. Troponin-I values are used to assist in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI) and in the risk stratification of patients with acute coronary syndromes (including unstable angina and non-ST elevation) with respect to relative risk of mortality, myocardial infarction, or increased probability of ischemic events.
Code Information list number 2K41-28, lot number 74264UN11, expiration date 31OCT12
Recalling Firm/
Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Rd
Abbott Park IL 60064-3502
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The lot of Troponin-I is demonstrating a shift in expected results in some cases, and varies from kit to kit. A concentration change of up to +/-55% could occur when switching kits without recalibrating.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Material/Component Contamination
Action The firm, Abbott Laboratories, sent a "Product Recall Immediate Action Required"letter dated April 11, 2012 to all Troponin-I customers who received the affected reagent lot internationally. The customers were directed to determine if they are currently using and/or have inventory of lot 74264UN11; to discontinue use and destroy any remaining inventory of the lot; to follow their facility's policies and procedures for communicating with the heath care providers they serve; to forward a copy of the letter to any laboratory to whom they may have forwarded the reagent; to retain a copy of the letter for their records and to complete and return the Customer Reply Form (sent to Abbott international affiliates via e-mail on 4/11/2012) via fax to: 1-800-777-0051 or e-mail: QAGCO@abbott.com. Any questions were directed to their local Customer Service representative or call the field action coordinator at 847-938-1923 or email: albert.chianello@abbott.com.
Quantity in Commerce 8,723 kits
Distribution International distribution only: including countries of: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia & Herze, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mali, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vietnam.
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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 = FISHER DIAGNOSTICS