Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Access Immunoassay Systems TOTAL hCG

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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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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
    Radioimmunoassay, human chorionic gonadotropin - Product Code JHI
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because beckman coulter has confirmed that certain access total ¿hcg reagent packs show decreased stability from the date of manufacture, which may lead to increased imprecision.
  • Acción
    The recall communication was initiated on March 18, 2009 with Beckman Coulter forwarding an Urgent: Product Corrective Action (PCA) letter dated March 13, 2009 with attached PCA Response Form (via US Postal Service for US Customers) to all customers who purchased the Access Immunoassay Systems total ¿hCG. The letter provides the customers with an explanation of the problem identified and an action to be taken. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of the reagent lot numbers 824542 and 825652, and discard any unused reagent packs. Customers were asked to review their historical records for low level quality control to ensure that the assay performance for the referenced lot numbers has been within their laboratory specifications. They were also asked to share the information with their laboratory staff and retain the letter for their Quality System documentation, and then complete and return the enclosed response form within 10 days so that they may be assured that consignees received the notification. Finally they were told to contact Customer Technical Support Center at 1-800-854-3633 in the US and Canada, or their local Beckman Coulter Representative with any questions.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers 824542 and 825652.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Lithuania, Macao, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Zambia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Access Immunoassay Systems Total ¿hCG. || The Access Total ¿hCG assay is a paramagnetic particle, chemiluminescent immunoassay for the quantitative determination of total ¿hCG levels in human serum and plasma 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)
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