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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Dimension TNI CAL

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  Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Dimension TNI CAL see related information
Date Initiated by Firm September 17, 2013
Date Posted June 26, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on August 27, 2014
Recall Number Z-1926-2014
Recall Event ID 66364
510(K)Number K081683  
Product Classification Calibrator, secondary - Product Code JIT
Product Siemens Dimension LOCI TNI Troponin I Calibrator RC 621.

The LOCI TNI Troponin I Calibrator is an in vitro diagnostic product for the calibration of the cardiac troponin I (TNI) method for the Dimension clinical EXL integrated chemistry system with LOCI module.
Code Information Lot Number - 3DD007
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 Dimension LOCI TNI Troponin I calibrator lot 3DD007 may demonstrate an average upward shift of 24% in QC and patient results following calibration.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated September 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were advised immediate discontinuation of use and discard of the affected device. Please complete the attached Effectiveness Check form and fax it to the Siemens Customer Care Center at (302) 631-8467 to indicate that you have received this information. Also, please indicate any replacement product required. Please contact Siemens Customer Care Center- Technical Solutions at (800) 441 9250 if you are aware of any adverse event that occurred as a consequence of this issue, or for immediate product needs. Please retain this letter with your laboratory records, and forward this Jetter to those who may have received this product. We apologize for the inconvenience this situation has caused. If you have any questions, please contact your Siemens Customer Care Center or your local Siemens technical support representative.
Quantity in Commerce 1625
Distribution Distribution: US Nationwide including Puerto Rico
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 = JIT and Original Applicant = SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS