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Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Atellica CH Total Protein II (TP) assay

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  Class 2 Device Recall Siemens Atellica CH Total Protein II (TP) assay see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 27, 2023
Date Posted August 29, 2023
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1269-2023
Recall Event ID 91665
Product Classification Biuret (colorimetric), total protein - Product Code CEK
Product Atellica CH Total Protein II- In vitro diagnostic use in the quantitative determination of total protein in human serum and plasma (lithium heparin) using the Atellica CH Analyzer. SMN: 11097604
Code Information UDI: 00630414596372 All Lots
Recalling Firm/
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
511 Benedict Ave
Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
For Additional Information Contact SAME
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Reagent Carryover from LDL Cholesterol Direct (DLDL), Total Protein II (TP), Triglycerides (Trig), and Triglycerides_2 (Trig_2) Impacting Magnesium (Mg) Results
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Under Investigation by firm
Action Siemens Issued Urgent Field Notice to US customers ACHC23-01.B.US via FedEx beginning on 01/30/2023. In accordance with outside US country regulations, Siemens in-country personnel for the EU and non-EU regions follow local requirements for contacting their respective National Competent Authorities customers for distribution. and regional reporting to their local competent authorities beginning on 01/27/2023. The UMDC/UFSN provides instructions to all Atellica CH 930 customers to either separate the assays causing carryover by analyzer, if they have multiple analyzers, or by batch testing of Mg. In addition, the UMDC and UFSN indicates that SW v1.27 and higher will correct this issue. Letter states reason for recall, health risk and action to take: Please review this letter with your Medical Director. Perform the instructions provided in the Additional Information section. Complete and return the Field Correction Effectiveness Check Form attached to this letter within 30 days. If you have received any complaints of illness or adverse events associated with the products listed in Table 1, immediately contact your local Siemens Healthineers Customer Care Center or your local Siemens Healthineers technical support representative. Please retain this letter with your laboratory records and forward this letter to those who may have received this product. Contact your Siemens Healthineers Customer Care Center or your local Siemens Healthineers technical support representative.
Quantity in Commerce 13071 units
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