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Class 2 Device Recall Urea Nitrogen (UN) Reagent Kit

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  Class 2 Device Recall Urea Nitrogen (UN) Reagent Kit see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 27, 2018
Create Date June 04, 2018
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on February 03, 2021
Recall Number Z-2062-2018
Recall Event ID 79932
510(K)Number K991576  
Product Classification Urease and glutamic dehydrogenase, urea nitrogen - Product Code CDQ
Product ADVIA Chemistry Urea Nitrogen Reagent (material number 10309051) for use on ADVIA 1800, 2400 and XPT Chemistry Systems
Code Information Lot # Expiry UDI# 408143 2018-06-28 00630414517513 418290 2018-06 - 28 00630414517513 
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
511 Benedict Ave
Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Urea Nitrogen reagent kit demonstrated an increased incidence of Calibration Failures. Results cannot be generated by the system when calibration fails.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Material/Component Contamination
Action Date recall was initiated: 03-27-18 Customer communication was sent on 04-03-18 Urgent Medical Device Recall (CHC18-04.A.US) was distributed to all customers in the United States and an Urgent Field Safety Notice (CHC18-04.A.OUS) was distributed to all customers outside the United States who have received ADVIA Chemistry Urea Nitrogen reagent kit lots 408143 and 418290 (Lot 418290 was not sold in the US). These letters instruct the customers to discontinue use of reagent kit lots 408143 and 418290 and to contact their Customer Care Center for replacements kits. In the US the method of distribution is Fed Ex and outside the US the distribution is determined at the country level.
Distribution Nationwide and worldwide
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 = CDQ and Original Applicant = BAYER CORP.