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Class 2 Device Recall PTS Panels Cholesterol test strips

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  Class 2 Device Recall PTS Panels Cholesterol test strips see related information
Date Initiated by Firm April 02, 2009
Date Posted March 01, 2010
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on October 20, 2010
Recall Number Z-0871-2010
Recall Event ID 53768
510(K)Number K981493  K990688  
Product Classification Enzymatic esterase--oxidase, cholesterol - Product Code CHH
Product PTS Panels Cholesterol test strips for self-testing or professional use with CardioChek analyzers, Manufactured by Polymer Technology Systems, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.Catalog # 1711.

Intended to provide a quantitative measurement of total cholesterol in whole blood.
Code Information Lot Number: C908.
Recalling Firm/
Polymer Technology Systems, Inc.
7736 Zionsville Rd
Indianapolis IN 46268-2175
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Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The memory chip was coded with incorrect product information.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Process control
Action Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. issued an "Urgent - Field Correction" letter dated April 2, 2009. Consignees were advised of the problem and asked to identify how many kits were in inventory so that the firm could replace product. For further information, contact Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. Customer Service at 1-877-870-5610.
Quantity in Commerce 486 vials
Distribution Nationwide Distribution
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 = CHH and Original Applicant = POLYMER TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS, INC.