Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Access Free T4 Calibrator

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 Beckman Coulter 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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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Radioimmunoassay, free thyroxine - Product Code CEC
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because the stability claim for access free t4 calibrator lot 014769 is not met. the affected t4 calibrator lot can produce quality control and patient results that are erroneously low (by greater than 2 standard deviations). an erroneously low patient result may lead to misdiagnosis and/or delayed treatment.
  • Acción
    The firm, Beckman Coulter, sent an "URGENT: PRODUCT CORRECTIVE ACTION" (PCA) letter dated November 29, 2010 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to do the following: ACTION/RESOLUTION: " Discontinue use of Access Free T4 calibrator lot 014769. " Review historical quality control performance and determine whether any reported patient results were obtained while using a faulty calibration. If results were affected, you will see a shift downward in control recovery that produces out-of-range low QC results. " If patient results were obtained with Access Free T4 calibrator lot number 014769, it is possible they are erroneously low. If any patient results were reported in the period between the time the erroneous calibration with the affected lot was performed and when a different calibrator lot was used, the laboratory should consider advising physicians to whom results were reported so they can evaluate whether diagnosis or treatment decisions should be revisited. " No further orders of Access Free T4 Calibrator lot number 014769 will be shipped. Alternate lots will be provided for current and future replenishment orders or requests. Consignees/customers were asked to share this information with laboratory staff and retain this notification as part of their laboratory Quality System documentation; and complete and return the enclosed RESPONSE FORM via fax to Beckman Coulter at 786-639-4000. For product replacement: " In the United States, please contact Client Services at 1-800-526-3821, option 1. " In Canada, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-463-7828. " Outside of the United States and Canada, contact local Beckman Coulter representative. Questions and answers regarding this issue were enclosed for consignee/customer reference. Additional questions, were directed to the Customer Support Center on the Beckman Coulter website at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 014769
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries including: Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Panama, Philippines, Russian Federation, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Zambia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Access Free T4 Calibrator, Part Number: 33885, Lot Numbers: 014769 || The Access Free T4 Calibrators are intended to calibrate the Access Free T4 assay for the quantitative determination of free thyroxine levels in human serum and plasma (heparin) using the Access Immunoassay Systems
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 200 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6208
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source