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Class 3 Device Recall Remel Middlebrook 7H10 Agar

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  Class 3 Device Recall Remel Middlebrook 7H10 Agar see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 06, 2009
Date Posted August 14, 2009
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 15, 2009
Recall Number Z-1733-2009
Recall Event ID 52111
Product Classification Mycobacteria Identification Kit - Product Code JSY
Product Remel Middlebrook 7H10 Agar, Ref R01600, packaged 10 units/package. The firm name on the label is Remel, Lenexa, KS.

Solid Medium recommended for use in qualitative procedures for the isolation and cultivation of mycobacteria.
Code Information Lot 763654, Exp. 2009.07.07
Recalling Firm/
Remel, Inc
12076 Santa Fe Trail Dr
Lenexa KS 66215-3519
For Additional Information Contact Debbie Wyatt
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The plate labeling is incorrect, but the outer box labeling is correct
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Error in labeling
Action The recalling firm issued Important Medical Device Customer Recall Notice letters dated 5/6/08 via regular mail explaining the reason for recall and requesting all remaining inventory of the recalled lot be discarded. A Product Inventory Checklist was enclosed for completion to report the amount of inventory destroyed. A self-addressed postage-paid envelope was enclosed for return of the Product Inventory Checklist. Customers are to contact the firm's Technical Services Department at 800-447-3641 if they have inquiries concerning the letter.
Quantity in Commerce 118 packages
Distribution Nationwide Distribution -- including states of FL, NJ, IN, FL, OH, KY, TX, and WI.
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.