Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Calcium test system

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 Roche Diagnostics Operations, 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
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización 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
    Cresolphthalein complexone, calcium - Product Code CIC
  • Causa
    Internal investigations have confirmed imprecision and erroneous patient results (up to 35% discrepant results) for specific lots of the calcium assay. internal investigations revealed the presence of precipitate in the r2 of the affected calcium reagent lots. the precipitate observed was classified as o-cresolphthalein complexone (o-cpc), a reactive component of the calcium r2. the root cau.
  • Acción
    The firm, Roche, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE REMOVAL" letter dated October 11, 2010 to all consignees/customers via UPS(signature required) . The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately discontinue use of the recalled product; discard from inventory according to their site's local regulations; complete and return the attached Faxback form via fax to 1-877-598-5705 even if they do not have the affected product, and file this letter for future reference. The firm added lot 63020401 to the recall in 3/2011. The firm is mailing an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE REMOVAL notice to customers that purchased that lot of product. Please contact Roche Diagnostics Technical Support at 1-800-428-2336 if you have questions about the information contained in this letter.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Calcium Reagent, Calcium Test System for cobas c 111, Part number 04718933190, Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Indianapolis, IN. || For the in vitro quantitative determination of calcium in serum, plasma and urine.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., 9115 Hague Road, Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source