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Class 2 Device Recall VITROS Handheld Barcode Scanner

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  Class 2 Device Recall VITROS Handheld Barcode Scanner see related information
Date Initiated by Firm December 29, 2014
Date Posted March 11, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 27, 2017
Recall Number Z-1263-2015
Recall Event ID 70264
Product Classification barcode scanner used with in vitro diagnostic analyzer - Product Code N/A
Product VITROS Hand-held Barcode Scanner, Catalog Number 6844210, for use with the following VITROS Systems: VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System, VITROS 3600 Immunodiagnostics System, VITROS 4600 Chemistry System, VITROS 5600 Integrated System. This product is an accessory for use with VITROS Analyzer Systems.
Code Information Lot Numbers: 0914F11968, 0914F11969, 0914F11970, 0914F11971, 0914F11972, 0914F11973, 0914F11974, 0914F11975, 0914F11976, 0914F11977, 0914F11978, 0914F11979, 0914F11980, 0914F11981, 0914F11982, 0914F11983, 0914F11984, 0914F11985, 0914F11986, 0914F11987, 0914F11988, 0914F11989, 0914F11990, 0914F11997, 0914F12007, 0914F12016, 0914F12017, 0914F12020, 0914F12022, 0914F12028, 0914F12033, 0914F12037, 0914F12039, 0914F12040, 0914F12041, 0914F12046, 0914F12048, 0914F12049, 0914F12050, 0914F12053, 0914F12054, 0914F12055, 0914F12056, 0914F12057, 0914F12058, 0914F12059, 0914F12060, 0914F12061, 0914F12062, 0914F12063, 0914F12064, 0914F12065, 0914F12066, 0914F12067, 0914F12081, 0914F12082, 0914F12083, 0914F12084, 0914F12085, 0914F12086, 1014F12318, 1014F12319, 1014F12320, 1014F12321, 1014F12322, 1014F12323, 1014F12386, 1014F12387, 1014F12388, 1014F12389, 1014F12390, 1014F12391.
Recalling Firm/
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
100 Indigo Creek Dr
Rochester NY 14626-5101
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Jennifer Paine
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
In combination with the Batch Programming option (only) for programming samples, the hand-held barcode scanner unexpectedly skips sample cup positions within a sample tray. This issue only occurs when using the Batch Programming option; all other sample programming options function as intended.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Software design
Action On 12/29/2014, Customer letter (Ref. CL2014-315) 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 provided with instructions for reconfiguring their Barcode Scanners.
Quantity in Commerce Domestic: 62 units; Foreign: 10 units
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) and the countries of Canada, Australia and England.

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.