Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de VITROS Chemistry Products MicroSlides (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 Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics.

¿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
    The vitros microslide cartridge is made up of the cartridge body and an anti-backup platen (abp). the purpose of the abp is to keep the stacks of slides in the correct position for dispensing. ortho clinical diagnostics have received reports associated with abp failing to advance, jamming or failing to stay locked in place within the cartridge. when this occurs, the slide is not properly dispensed from the cartridge since the stack of slides is not positioned correctly.
  • Acción
    Ortho Clinical is providing users with work around instructions to resolve slide dispense issues. Users are advised to replace the affected unit and contact Ortho Clinical for a replacement if they are unable to resolve a slide dispense issue by repositioning the ABP. This action has been closed-out on 12/02/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    VITROS Chemistry Products MicroSlides (an in vitro diagnostic medical device (IVD))Multiple catalogue numbers affectedExpiry dates to 22 March, 2015ARTG Number: 25922
  • Manufacturer