Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ABX Pentra 400

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 Horiba Instruments 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.

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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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
    Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
  • Causa
    Horiba instruments, inc. is recalling abx pentra 400( version 5.0.8 or lower) and pentra c400 (version 1.1.2 or lower) because clinical chemistry analyzer malfunctions when the following certain alarms appear on the system.
  • Acción
    HORIBA Medical sent an "Urgent Safety Notice" dated February 19, 2016, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. A new software version to solve the issue is currently under development; however the firm requests customers use the provided procedure until the new software version is installed on the system, or be extremely vigilant with results of one of the alarms mentioned appears on the system. The letter instructs customers to share the information with laboratory staff and retain the notification as part of laboratory documentation. The letter states it is mandatory for customers to complete and return the enclosed response form within 10 days, in order to verify understanding of it. Any questions or concerns contact the local Horiba Medical representative. For further questions, please call (949) 250-4811.


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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA (nationwide Distribution) to the states of : CA, NY, AL,OK, MS, MD, NV, MN, TX, KY, WV, MI, NY, MT, IL, FL,WA, ID, MO, WY, NJ, VA, KY, GA, PA, TN, MS, KS, AZ, NE, SC, OR, OH, IA, RI, MI and NC.
  • Descripción del producto
    ABX Pentra 400 (version 5.0.8 or lower) || The ABX PENTRA 400 and 400C are discrete photometric bench top chemistry analyzers for clinical use. The device is intended to duplicate manual analytical procedures by performing various steps such as pipetting, mixing, heating and measuring color intensity. The device is intended for use in conjunction with certain materials to measure a variety of analytes.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Horiba Instruments Inc, 9755 Research Dr, Irvine CA 92618-4626
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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