Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Autostainer Link 48, Autostainer Plus, Autostainer, and Autostainer Link Instrument

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 Dako North America 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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  • 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
    Slide stainer, automated - Product Code KPA
  • Causa
    A false negative result affecting the diagnosis may occur. a defect in the syringe assembly stopcock component may, in some circumstances, cause leakage of excess buffer onto slide location 34 on the as480, or slide locations 35 and 36 on the as100, s3400, and s3800. affected dates are from 12/2013-08/2014.
  • Acción
    The firm, Dako, sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification" letter dated 2/12/15 to customer on 02/12/15. The firm's letter advised customers to do the following: The firm stated that customers can continue to use the instrument however should take the following actions: - Discontinue to use the HercepTest on slide location 34 - As set forth in Dako's staining protocol, use on-slide positive controls and two drop zones - Watch for any indication of buffer leakage from they syringe assembly. This can be done easily when the tubes are checked for air bubbles in connection with exchange of the buffer bottle - Check for weak staining in regards to HercepTest in slide position 34. Dako's Actions: Dako states that a representative will contact the customers within the next few weeks in order to determine whether the HercepTest has been used for staining slides in position 34. The firm has identified a longer term corrective action plan of installing a drip tray under the stopcock and states that a representative will contact the customer when it is available. Transmission of Notice: The firm requests that customers inform those that need to be aware of the notification and to where the instruments might have been transferred to. The firm states that customers should ensure the organizations maintains awareness of the noticed and recommended steps until the corrective actions have been completed. The firm also asks customers to complete, sign, and return the attached recall form as soon as possible. On 02/23/15 the firm sent out a second notification letter to customers with the following additional recommendations: - Discontinue the use of HercepTest in slide location 34, 35, and 36 depending on the make and model of the instrument In addition the firm recommended that customers pay special attention to any indication that leakage has compromised staining. -When staining using the HercepTest protocols, excess leakage from the sy


  • Modelo / Serial
    992640 Rev. 02, 992085 H, 992625 F, 992326 C  Affected dates: 12/2013-08/2014  Each device is labeled with a unique serial number.  Catalog/Model Number: - AS480 - S3800 - S3400 - AS100
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) and countries of: AT, AU, BE, CA, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, IE, IT, JP, NL, NO, PL, and SE.
  • Descripción del producto
    Autostainer Link 48 (AS480), Autostainer Plus Link Instrument (AS100), Autostainer (S3400), and Autostainer Plus (S3800). Automated slide stainer for in vitro diagnostic use.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Dako North America Inc., 6392 Via Real, Carpinteria CA 93013-2921
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source