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Class 2 Device Recall Elecsys Estradiol Assay

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  Class 2 Device Recall Elecsys Estradiol Assay see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 07, 2016
Create Date March 31, 2016
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on January 10, 2018
Recall Number Z-1276-2016
Recall Event ID 73411
Product Classification Radioimmunoassay, estradiol - Product Code CHP
Product Estradiol III; Elecsys and cobas e analyzers; REF 06656021 190; M 6.5 mL, R1 9 mL, R2 9 mL,
For USA: CONTENT M Streptavidin-coated microparticles 0.72 mg/ml; R1 Two biotinylated monoclonal anti-estradiol antibodies (rabbit) 2.5 ng/m and 4.5 ng/mL Mesterolone 130 ng/mL; R2 Estradiol derivative, labeled with ruthenium complex 4.5 ng/mL; Rx only

Product Usage:
Immunoassay for the in vitro quantitative determination of estradiol in human serum and plasma. The electrochemiluminescence immunoassay ECLIA is intended for use on Elecsys and cobas e immunoassay analyzers.
Code Information Elecsys Estradiol III: 06656021190; all lot numbers are affected.
Recalling Firm/
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
9115 Hague Rd
Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
For Additional Information Contact Todd Siesky
317-576-2000 Ext. 249
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Due to the risk of a recently identified cross reactivity, the Elecsys Estradiol assay should not be used when monitoring patient being treated with fulvestrant. Customers should be informed that fulvestrant will increase the apparent concentration of estradiol in women being treated with this drug. If treatment with fulvestrant has been altered or discontinued as a result of falsely elevated e
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action Roche sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated March 7, 2016 via UPS Ground (receipt required) to the consignee list. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Consignees were instructed to complete the attached fax form and fax it to 1-866-891-1984. For questions contact the Roche Support Network Customer Support Center, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-428-2336.
Quantity in Commerce 23,630
Distribution US Nationwide Distribution including Puerto Rico.
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.