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Class 2 Device Recall ADVIA Centaur TnIUltra

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  Class 2 Device Recall ADVIA Centaur TnIUltra see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 19, 2015
Date Posted July 23, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 17, 2019
Recall Number Z-2207-2015
Recall Event ID 71337
510(K)Number K053020  
Product Classification Immunoassay method, troponin subunit - Product Code MMI
Product ADVIA Centaur Tni-Ultra Assay; SMN 10317708 - 100 tests and SMN 10317709 -500 tests

Product Usage:
For in vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of cardiac troponin I (cTnl) in serum, heparinized plasma, or EDTA plasma using the ADVIA Centaur/ADVIA Centaur XP/ADVIA Centaur XPT/ADVIA Centaur CP systems. Cardiac troponin I determinations aid in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction and in the risk stratification of patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes with respect to relative risk of mortality, myocardial infarction (MI) or increased probability of ischemic events requiring urgent revascularization procedures.
Code Information ***This field action applies to all in-date lots of reagents (Kit lots ending in 088, 089, 090, 091, 093 and 094) and all future lots until the issue is resolved and a follow-up communication is issued by Siemens.****  SMN 10317708 - 100 tests 43796099 May 25, 2015 43818088 May 25, 2015 44793088 May 25, 2015 45687089 June 22, 2015 46527089 June 22, 2015 48096089 June 22, 2015 49216090 August3, 2015 50779090 August3, 2015 52113091 September 14, 2015 53091093 October 19, 2015 54684093 October 19, 2015  SMN 10317709 -500 tests 43797088 May25, 2015 43819088 May25,2015 44098088 May25, 2015 44623088 May 25, 2015 45688089 June 22, 2015 46661089 June 22, 2015 48301090 August3, 2015 49869090 August 3, 2015 50884091 September 14, 2015 51471091 September 14, 2015 51798091 September 14, 2015 53092093 October 19,2015 53231093 October 19,2015 54742094 December 6, 2015
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc
333 Coney St
East Walpole MA 02032-1516
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
System-to-system bias between the Tni-Ultra assay on the ADVIA Centaur CP and ADVIA Centaur/ADVIA Centaur XP/ADVIA Centaur XPT systems.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated via Federal Express to affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to complete and return the Field Correction Effectiveness Check attached to the letter. For questions contact your Siemens Customer Care Center or your local Siemens technical support representative.
Quantity in Commerce SMN10317708 = 20544 kits & SMN 10317709 = 21159 kits
Distribution Worldwide distribution - US Nationwide in the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MN, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NY, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY, WV, and Puerto Rico; and the countries of Algeria, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, AR, AU, BD, BR, CA, CL, CN , CO, CR, DO, EC, HK, ID, IE, IL, IN, JP, KR, LK, MX, MY, NI, NP, NZ, PE, PH, PY, SA, SG, TH, TW, UY, VN, and ZA.
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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 = MMI and Original Applicant = BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC