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Class 3 Device Recall Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur systems Calibrator B for Prolactin

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  Class 3 Device Recall Siemens Healthcare ADVIA Centaur systems Calibrator B for Prolactin see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 07, 2012
Date Posted September 19, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 26, 2014
Recall Number Z-2409-2012
Recall Event ID 62897
510(K)Number K904714  
Product Classification Siemens Healthcare - Product Code CFT
Product ADVIA Centaur Prolactin Assay: ADVIA Centaur Calibrator B
Catalog Number.
Prolactin:110757 and 110758:
US:Calibrator B 00652707 (6 pack) or 00649625 (2 pack )
OUS: 2 pack REF: 00650577 and Ref: 00654130 (6 pack)

Product Usage:
ADVIA Centaur CP Prolactin assay: For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of prolactin in serum using the ADVIA Centaur System. ADVIA Centaur Calibrator B: For in vitro diagnostic use in calibrating the following assays using ADVIA Centaur¿ Systems: Digoxin, FSH, TotallgE, LH, LH2, Prolactin, Total hCG, and TSH

Code Information US: 2 Pack Ref: 00649625: Lot Numbers/Exp Date: Dec 2, 2012: 78813A30 79982A30 81013A30 82021B30 82767B30 83453C30 85447D30 87319A40 Exp Date:April 9, 2013 85598A40 85708A40 86098A40 87319A40 87979B40 88809B40 89351C40 91750C40 (6 pack) Ref. 00652707: Lot Numbers/Exp Date: Dec 2 2012 79354A30 80802A30 81892B30 82815B30 83741D30 84186A40 Exp. Date April, 8, 2013 85599A40 86191A40 88102B40 89717C40 91383C40 (6 Pack) Ref: 00654254  79714A30 Exp Date Dec 2, 2012 82370A30 84274A30 85512E30 OUS: 2 pack REF: 00650577  78319A29 Exp Dec 2, 2102 78487A29 79024A29 79403A29 79770B29 79981B29 82935B29 85735C29 00654130  Ref: 00654130 (6 pack) 78321A29 Exp Dec 2,2102 79197A29 83314C29  
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc
333 Coney St
East Walpole MA 02032-1516
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
ADVIA Centaur Prolactin Assay and FSH, Calibrator B fails the analytical sensitivity stated in the IFU for lots below 40
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Nonconforming Material/Component
Action Siemens Healthcare issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice letter dated August 2012 by e-mail to all affected Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Branch offices on August 7, 2012. Customers were instructed to discontinue using the ADVIA Centaur Calibrator B lots 40 and below following their obtaining Calibrator 8 lot 41 or higher. Customers were asked to complete and fax-back the response form attached.
Quantity in Commerce 15, 455 kits
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide and the countries of: Canada, Argentina, Australia, Bangaldesh,Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Croatia, Ecuduar, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel,Japan, Korea, Maylasia, New Zealand, Mexico, Peru, Philipines, Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Viet Nam, South Africa and UK.
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 = CFT and Original Applicant = CIBA CORNING DIAGNOSTICS CORP.