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Class 2 Device Recall BD GeneOhm MRSA ACP Assay

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  Class 2 Device Recall BD GeneOhm MRSA ACP Assay see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 22, 2012
Date Posted September 06, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 02, 2012
Recall Number Z-2317-2012
Recall Event ID 62505
510(K)Number K093346  
Product Classification System, nucleic acid amplification test, dna, methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus, direct sp - Product Code NQX
Product BD GeneOhm MRSA ACP Assay, Catalog #441639, box 200 tests labeled in part***GeneOhm Sciences Canada, Inc. 2555 Boul, du Parc-Technologique, Quebec, QC, Canada G1P 4S5***

BD GeneOhm MRSA ACP Assay is a qualitative in vitro diagnostic test for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA from nasal swabs in patients at risk for nasal colonization. Test is intended to aid in the prevention and control of MRSA infections in healthcare settings. It is not intended to diagnose MRSA infections nor to guide or monitor treatment for MRSA infections.

Code Information Lot/ Exp. 03T11345ZU 2012-07-09
Recalling Firm/
Becton Dickinson & Co.
BD Diagnostic Systems
7 Loveton Circle
Sparks MD 21152-0999
For Additional Information Contact Gail Claiborne
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Leakage in Cepheid SmartCycler reaction tubes.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action BD Diagnostic Systems issued an Urgent Product Recall letter via UPS overnight delivery on May 22, 2012. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to take the following actions: Discontinue use and discard any affected product. BD would send replacement tubes for the discarded material. Complete the attached form whether or not they have any inventory remaining so that the firm may acknowledge their receipt of the notification. Fax the form to: Attention: Regulatory Compliance FAX: 410-316-4258 Email: RegulatoryComplianceFax@bd.com If further assistance is needed, customers should contact BD Technical Services Department at 1-800-838-8663. For questions regarding this recall call 410-316-4054.
Quantity in Commerce 68 kits
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including CA, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV.
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 = NQX and Original Applicant = BD DIAGNOSTICS (GENEOHM SCIENCES, INC.)