Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de cobas 8000 core unit with software versions 5.01 and later. An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD)

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Roche Diagnostics Australia Pty Limited.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class II
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    Due to a software limitation, in very rare cases, roche has identified that the system configuration of the control unit software may be reset to its default settings.For instruments which are connected to laboratory automation systems (clas) and/or are running in barcode mode, if the issue has occurred and at the start of the next operation:-barcodes are no longer read-rack loading from clas is no longer possible-additional settings may revert to default settings during operationroche has received 6 complaints globally to date; none from australian customers. there is a risk of incorrect results, especially when “alarm settings” and “analyzer settings” unknowingly revert to “default” settings.
  • Acción
    1. If the software issue is detected, stop the instrument using the “Stop” button and contact the Roche Diagnostics Australia call centre on 1800 645 619, quoting the Roche reference number "CPS-2017-017". 2. After the system settings have been restored by Roche Diagnostics Australia personnel re-run any samples which were measured in the period between the issue occurring and the instrument being stopped. 3. Retain this letter until the software upgrade has been installed. 4. Acknowledge receipt of this communication via the link/email address in the supplied customer letter, even if no system which is subject to this recall is on-site, as this information is required to reconcile this process.


  • Modelo / Serial
    cobas 8000 core unit with software versions 5.01 and later. An in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD)Material Number: 05641446001ARTG Number: 173887
  • Manufacturer