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Class 2 Device Recall Hemochron JR. Microcoagulation Systems Prothrombin Time (PT).

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  Class 2 Device Recall Hemochron JR. Microcoagulation Systems Prothrombin Time (PT). see related information
Date Initiated by Firm May 10, 2011
Date Posted August 05, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 02, 2012
Recall Number Z-2953-2011
Recall Event ID 58043
510(K)Number K974799  K940432  
Product Classification Microcoagulation Systems; Prothrombin Time (PT) - Product Code JPA
Product Hemochron JR. Microcoagulation Systems Prothrombin Time (PT).
International Ethidine Corp (ITC)-Nexus Dx.

A unitized mlcrocoagulation test intended for use in performing one-stage prothrombin time.
Code Information Catalogue/Code J201  Lot Number:  FOJPT059, GOJPT067,  GOJPT068,  GOJPT069,  GOJPT070,  GOJPT072,  GOJPT073,  GOJPT074,  GOJPT075,  HOJPT076,  HOJPT077,  HOJPT078,  HOJPT079,  HOJPT080,  HOJPT081,  HOJPT082,  HOJPT083,  JOJPT084,  JOJPT085,  JOJPT086,  JOJPT087,  JOJPT088,  JOJPT090,  KOJPT091,  KOJPT092,  KOJPT093,  MOJPT094,  MOJPT095,  MOJPT096,  MOJPT097,  MOJPT098,  MOJPT099,  A1JPT001,  A1JPT002  A1JPT003  A1JPT005  A1JPT007  A1JPT008,  A1JPT009,  A1JPT010,  A1JPT011,  A1JPT012,  A1JPT013,  A1JPT014,  A1JPT015,  A1JPT016,  A1JPT017,  A1JPT018,  A1JPT019,  A1JPT021,  A1JPT023,  A1JPT024,  A1JPT025,  B1JPT032,  B1JPT033,  C1JPT035,  C1JPT038,  C1JPT041,  and C1JPT045.    
Recalling Firm/
International Technidyne Corp.
68 Olsen Ave
Edison NJ 08820-2419
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Ellie Fox
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Certain lots of Hemochron Jr. PT Cuvettes (J201) demonstrate a higher bias than historically observed when compared to laboratory reference instruments.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action International Technidyne Corp. (ITC) sent "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letters dated May 10, May 25 and June 09, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter included a description of the problem, asked customers fill out the attached form, and return affected product for replacement. For questions, please contact ITC Technical Support at (800) 631-5945.
Quantity in Commerce 6,218 boxes in US ; 4713 boxes outside US
Distribution Worldwide Distribution: (USA) Nationwide Distribution including the countries of; Austria, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, India, Italy, Korea, Liechtenstien, Libya, Netherlands, Norway, Oman,Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Turkey, Taiwan, and 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 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 = JPA and Original Applicant = INTERNATIONAL TECHNIDYNE CORP.