Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Access Immunoassay Systems Unconjugated Estriol

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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  • Estado 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 and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel data.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Radioimmunoassay, estriol - Product Code CGI
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because beckman coulter has confirmed customer reports that a single lot of access unconjugated estriol reagent (pin 33570) may produce suppressed patient results and an increased incidence of ind (indeterminate) flags. these issues have been associated with reagent lot 913348. this reagent met all testing specifications prior to release.
  • Acción
    Beckman Coulter sent a PRODUCT CORRECTIVE ACTION (PCA) letter dated December 8, 2009, to all affected customers. The letter was sent via US Postal Service for all US customers with attached PCA response form. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The customers were instructed to discontinue use of Access Unconjugated Estriol reagent lot number 913348. " No further orders of Access Unconjugated Estriol reagent lot number 913348 will be shipped. " Abnormally low Access Unconjugated Estriol results from samples tested previously with the affected lot should be reviewed in the context of other diagnostic tests. " Access Unconjugated Estriol results should be interpreted in light of the total clinical presentation of the patient, including: symptoms, clinical history, data from additional tests, and other appropriate information. Rerun any tests that produce a questionable result. In addition, customers were instructed to complete and return the enclosed PCA Response Form within 10 days. Customers with any technical questions regarding this Product Corrective Action were instructed to call Beckman Coulter Customer Service at (800) 854-3633 in the US and Canada. Outside of Canada and the US, customers were instructed to contact their local Beckman Coulter Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 913348
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA (nationwide) including the states of CA, CT, MA, NC, NM and TX and the country of Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Access¿ Immunoassay Systems || UNCONJUGATED ESTRIOL || Part # 33570 || The Access Unconjugated Estriol assay is a paramagnetic particle, chemiluminescent immunoassay for the quantitative determination of unconjugated estriol levels in human serum using the Access Immunoassay Systems.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 250 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6232
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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