Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de AutoCheck5

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Radiometer America Inc.

¿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 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Controls for blood-gases, (assayed and unassayed) - Product Code JJS
  • Causa
    Radiometer has recently become aware that a few of the autocheck 5+ level 2 ampoules, will give incorrect results for pco2 and po2. a defective qc ampoule will for: " pco2 give a result close to or just outside of the low end of the control range. (4.92  5.85 kpa or 36.9  46.9 mmhg) " po2 give a considerable higher result than the expected assigned value of 13.9 -14.3 kpa (104-107 mmhg).
  • Acción
    Radiometer sent a Safety Notice dated September 7, 2017, to all affected customers. The firm initiated their recall on 09/07/2017 by email. The letter requested the following: 1. Please check your inventory and analyzers for any boxes and ampoules of above mentioned QC. 2. Discard all Boxes and ampoules of this lot. 3. Complete the response form and return it to the number on the form. Please note: If you are not the end-user of the affected product, please ensure that this letter is distributed to the final end-user. Customers with questions were advised to contact their Radiometer representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    S7745 Lot R0698
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) Internationally to Canada, Netherlands, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Spain France, Hungary, India, Denmark, Tokyo, South Korea, United Kingdom, Australia, Poland, South Africa, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, Norway, Austria, Italy, Sweden, and Finland.
  • Descripción del producto
    AutoCheck5+, Level 2, specifically designed for Radiometer Americas blood gas analyzers || The QUALICHECK+ quality control (QC) ampoules are specifically designed for Radiometer America s blood gas analyzers
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Radiometer America Inc, 250 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6232
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source