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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Dimension(R) Phosphorus (PHOS) Flex(R) reagent cartridge (DF61)

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  Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Dimension(R) Phosphorus (PHOS) Flex(R) reagent cartridge (DF61) see related information
Date Initiated by Firm February 22, 2013
Date Posted April 02, 2013
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 29, 2015
Recall Number Z-1049-2013
Recall Event ID 64463
510(K)Number K861700  
Product Classification Phosphomolybdate (colorimetric), inorganic phosphorus - Product Code CEO
Product Siemens Dimension(R) Phosphorus (PHOS) Flex(R) reagent cartridge (DF61)

The Phosphorus (PHOS) method used on the Dimension(R) clinical chemistry system is an in vitro diagnostic test intended for the quantitative measurement of phosphorus in human serum, plasma, and urine.
Code Information Lot numbers DC3078, exp 3/19/13; DA3092, exp 4/2/13; FB3109, exp 4/19/13; BC3127, exp 5/7/13; BB3152, exp 6/1/13; EC3166, exp 6/15/13; BB3190, exp 7/9/13; DA3212, exp 7/31/13; EA3233, exp 8/21/13; FB3260, exp 9/17/13; DA3319, exp 11/15/13; DA3320, exp 11/16/13; GC3337, exp 12/3/13; FB3346, exp 12/12/13; CB4014, exp 1/14/14; and FB4029, exp 1/29/14.
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
500 Gbc Dr Ms 514
PO BOX 6101
Newark DE 19702-2466
For Additional Information Contact Customer Support
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has initiated a voluntary field action for Dimension(R) PHOS Flex(R) Reagent due to reagent interaction causing falsely depressed Creatinine results when EZCR is processed from open wells that are in close proximity to open wells of PHOS reagent.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated February 22 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Action to be taken by Customer: 1. Customers with two or more Dimension systems should perform testing of PHOS and EZCR on separate Dimension systems. 2. Customers with only one Dimension system should discontinue use of either PHOS or EZCR on the Dimension system. Please contact your local sales representative to discuss alternate solutions that will best meet the needs of your laboratory. Please complete the attached Effectiveness Check form and fax it to the Siemens Technical Solutions Center at (302) 631-8467, to indicate you have received the information. If you have any questions, please contact the Siemens Technical Solutions enter or your local Siemens technical support representative. We apologize for the disruption this situation will cause your laboratory. We are working diligently to resolve this issue with a permanent solution. .
Quantity in Commerce 60,674
Distribution Nationwide Distribution including the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, 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 = CEO and Original Applicant = E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS & CO., INC.