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Class 2 Device Recall VITROS 4600 Chemistry System

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  Class 2 Device Recall VITROS 4600 Chemistry System see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 07, 2014
Date Posted August 01, 2014
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on May 21, 2018
Recall Number Z-2140-2014
Recall Event ID 68790
510(K)Number K031924  K063144  
Product Classification Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
Product VITROS 4600 Chemistry System (VITROS 5,1 FS System family member) --- The VITROS 4600 Chemistry System is intended for use in the in vitro quantitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using both VITROS Chemistry Products Slides (colorimetric endpoint, rate, ion-selective electrode, and immunorate methods) and VITROS Chemistry Products MicroTip liquid reagents (spectrophotometric and spectrophotometric immunoassay methods.) The VITROS Software is a part of the VITROS 3600, 4600, & 5600 Systems. The VITROS 3600, 4600, & 5600 Systems share the same software base. VITROS Sample Programming consists of Sample Identification (SID), test requests, and patient demographics. Patient demographics include patient name, address, date of birth, gender, physician, and patient identification (PID).
Code Information Serial Numbers J46000108 - J46000440 (J Numbers are analogous to Serial Numbers, for VITROS 4600 systems the J Numbers start with 4600XXXX)
Recalling Firm/
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
100 Indigo Creek Dr
Rochester NY 14626-5101
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Jennifer Paine
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics has identified an anomaly with VITROS System Software Version 3.0 and below. Internal testing confirmed that under very specific conditions, incorrect patient demographics were associated with a sample identification (ID) number.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software in the Use Environment
Action On 7/07/2014, Customer Letter (Ref. CL2014-191) was sent via FedEx overnight courier or ORTHO PLUS e-Communications and/or US Postal Service Priority Mail (for PO Boxes only) to US consignees (OCD Direct, Drop-Ship and US Federal Government) to inform them of the issue and advise them of the required actions. On 7/07/2014, Distributor Letter (Ref. DL2014-191 was sent via US Postal Service Priority Mail and/or FedEx overnight courier to US Distributor consignees instructing them to notify their consignees of the issue and required actions. Foreign affiliates were informed by e-mail on 7/07/2014 of the issue and instructed them to notify their consignees of the issue and required actions. For questions, please contact Customer Technical Services at 1-800-421-3311.
Quantity in Commerce Domestic: 81, Foreign: 238
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the countries of Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, Spain and Venezuela.
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 = JJE and Original Applicant = ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS
510(K)s with Product Code = JJE and Original Applicant = Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.