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Class 2 Device Recall VITEK 2 AST GP67

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  Class 2 Device Recall VITEK 2 AST GP67 see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 20, 2017
Date Posted May 22, 2017
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 22, 2020
Recall Number Z-2353-2017
Recall Event ID 77026
Product Classification System, Test, Automated, Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Short Incubation - Product Code LON
Product VITEK¿ 2 Gram Positive Susceptibility card (AST-GP67), REF 22226, 20 cards per carton.
Code Information 1320165103 10/May/18 1320172103 17/May/18 1320172203 17/May/18 1320179203 24/May/18 1320186103 31/May/18 1320193103 07/Jun/18 1320194103 08/Jun/18 1320215103 29/Jun/18 1320215203 29/Jun/18 1320222103 06/Jul/18 1320223103 07/Jul/18 1320242103 26/Jul/18 1320242203 26/Jul/18 1320249103 02/Aug/18 1320250103 03/Aug/18 1320256103 09/Aug/18 1320256203 09/Aug/18 1320257103 10/Aug/18 1320263103 16/Aug/18 1320264103 17/Aug/18 1320264203 17/Aug/18 1320277103 30/Aug/18 1320277203 30/Aug/18 1320284103 06/Sep/18 1320284203 06/Sep/18 1320285103 07/Sep/18 1320285203 07/Sep/18 1320291103 13/Sep/18 1320291203 13/Sep/18
Recalling Firm/
Biomerieux Inc
595 Anglum Rd
Hazelwood MO 63042-2320
For Additional Information Contact Jeff Scanlan
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The integrity of the product container may be compromised thereby exposing product to moisture which could lead to antibiotic degradation (loss of potency).
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action The firm posted their recall notification on their customer website on 4/20/2017. The firm sent the recall notification letter to their customers via FedEx on 4/21/2017 for delivery 4/24/2017. A follow-up recall notice will be issued on 5/08/2017 which identified 3 additional lots impacted by the recall.
Quantity in Commerce 75,502 cartons
Distribution Nationwide distribution in the U.S, including military and government sites. The product was also distributed to Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia - Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroun, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Dutch Antilles, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Uganda, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.
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.