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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens ADVIA Centaur XP and ADVIA Centaur CP Progesterone Assay

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  Class 2 Device Recall Siemens ADVIA Centaur XP and ADVIA Centaur CP Progesterone Assay see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 27, 2015
Date Posted March 02, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on March 31, 2016
Recall Number Z-1231-2015
Recall Event ID 70470
510(K)Number K932955  
Product Classification Radioimmunoassay, progesterone - Product Code JLS
Product ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone Kit, (5-pack Ref); In Vitro Diagnostic
Catalog number: 02177364; SMN: 10333111.

Code Information Lot Numbers: 42590268 43742268  44847268  Exp. Date: May 22, 2015
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc
333 Coney St
East Walpole MA 02032-1516
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone Kit Lots Ending in 268 have a high bias on results greater than 30 ng/mL (95.4 nmol/L)
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Siemens issued an Urgent Medical Device Correction (UMDC) was sent to affected Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics customers in the United States on January 27, 2015 to be delivered to customers on January 28, 2015. An Urgent Field Safety Notice (U FSN) was sent out for distribution to all customers outside the United States on January 27, 2015. These notices inform the customer of the potential to observe a high bias on patient sample with results greater than 30 ng/ml when using ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone kit lots ending in 268. To mitigate the bias, Siemens instructs customers to dilute samples with values greater than 30 ng/ml when using ADVIA Centaur Systems Progesterone kit lots ending in 268. In addition, Siemens informs customers to continue to follow Urgent Medical Device Correction 10819675, Rev. A and Urgent Field Safety notice 10819674, Rev A (Information Regarding the ADVIA Centaur Systems Calibrator E), dated September 2014. Fax-back forms to be returned to confirm that the customers received the Urgent Medical Device Correction.
Quantity in Commerce 1719 kits
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide), Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, South America, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Vatican.
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 = JLS and Original Applicant = CIBA CORNING DIAGNOSTICS CORP.