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Class 2 Device Recall IMMULITE 2000/IMMULITE 2000 XPi Italian Cypress

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  Class 2 Device Recall IMMULITE 2000/IMMULITE 2000 XPi Italian Cypress see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 06, 2015
Date Posted June 25, 2015
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on June 22, 2016
Recall Number Z-1843-2015
Recall Event ID 71363
510(K)Number K013134  
Product Classification System, test, radioallergosorbent (rast) immunological - Product Code DHB
Product IMMULITE 2000/IMMULITE 2000 XPi Italian Cypress 3g Allergy, Catalog # T23L4 (40 test), Siemens Material Number (SMN) 10386079, IVD.

For in vitro diagnostic use with the IMMULITE 2000 Systems Analyzers for the quantitative measurement of allergen-specific IgE in human serum, as an aid in the clinical diagnosis of IgE-mediated allergic disorders.

Code Information Kit lots 206 (exp. 6-30-2015) and 208 (exp. 11-30-2015)
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
511 Benedict Ave
Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
For Additional Information Contact Elizabeth Beato
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
IMMULITE 2000/2000XPi Italian Cypress (T23L4), Lots 206 and 208, fail to meet specifications to support the shelf-life stability of 2 years (24 months) expiration date as indicated on the products label.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter (IMC-15-11A.US, dated May 6, 2015) in the US via FedEx, and an Urgent Field Safety Notice (IMC-15-11A.OUS, May 2015) outside the US on May 6, 2015. Customers were instructed to immediately discontinue use of and discard IMMULITE 2000/IMMULITE 2000 XPi Italian Cypress allergen, lot 206. The shelf-life of IMMULITE 2000/IMMULITE 2000 XPi Italian Cypress allergen, lot 208, has been shortened to June 30, 2015. Discontinue use and discard lot 208 after June 30, 2015. Customers are requested to complete and return the Effectiveness Check questionnaire attached to the Urgent Medical Device Recall letter within 30 days in the US and OUS and fax to Customer Care Center at 312-275-7795.
Quantity in Commerce Domestic: 17 kits, Foreign: 1549 kits
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-Distributed in the states of Florida, New Mexico and New York and the countries of Australia, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, and Spain.
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 = DHB and Original Applicant = DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCTS CORP.