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Class 2 Device Recall Microbiologics KWIKSTIK

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  Class 2 Device Recall Microbiologics KWIKSTIK see related information
Date Initiated by Firm March 06, 2024
Date Posted April 05, 2024
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-1483-2024
Recall Event ID 94201
510(K)Number K861022  
Product Classification Kit, quality control for culture media - Product Code JTR
Product KWIK-STIK Rhizopus stolonifer (+) derived from ATCC 6227b, a) REF 0209P and b) REF 0209K, Quality control kit for culture media
Code Information a) REF 0209P, UDI/DI 20845357003113, Lot Numbers: 209-37-1, 209-37-3, 209-37-4, 209-37-5; b) REF 0209K, UDI/DI 30845357003127, Lot Numbers: 209-37-2
Recalling Firm/
Microbiologics Inc
200 Cooper Ave N
Saint Cloud MN 56303-4440
For Additional Information Contact Rebecca Neu
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The positive control material (Rhizopus stolonifer) within the KWIK-STIK assembly was contaminated with another fungal organism (Aspergillus brasiliensis). As a result, users may observe A. brasiliensis growth when using the control material.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Use error
Action Microbiologics issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall notice to its consignees on 03/06/2024 via email. The notice explained problem with the device and provided the following instructions: 2. USE OR DISCARD depending on your lab procedures and how this information affects your usage. 3. COMPLETE the response form provided. 4. RETURN the response form to recall@microbiologics.com 5. KEEP this letter for your records. 6. NOTIFY other facilities or customers to whom the product may have been distributed or transferred. 7. CONTACT Microbiologics if a replacement kit is needed. For questions contact Recall Support team at 320.229.7080 or recall@microbiologics.com
Quantity in Commerce 19 units
Distribution Worldwide - US Nationwide distribution in the states of CA, MI, KY, MO, NM, TN, PR, and the countries of France, Columbia, Kazakhstan, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Africa.
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 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.
510(K) Database 510(K)s with Product Code = JTR and Original Applicant = MICRO-BIO-LOGICS