Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BCS System

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 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, 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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  • Fuente del evento
  • 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
    System, multipurpose for in vitro coagulation studies - Product Code JPA
  • Causa
    False short clotting times for pt on bcs and bcs xp with dade innovin can occur. this has also an effect for false low pt inr values. these false short clotting times were observed only with turbid, hemolytic and/or icteric samples from intensive care patients. the corresponding reaction curves of these samples showed a pre-peak, which can lead to falsely short clotting time. the result was not flagged by the existing check algorithms.
  • Acción
    Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter (dated 1/12/2016) was sent to US consignees via FedEx on 1/14/2016 and to foreign consignees (distribution is determined at country level). The letter re-emphasizes the importance of checking the interference levels given in the respective Application Sheets of the BCS and BCS XP systems. For questions, please contact your Siemens Customer Care Center or your local Siemens technical support representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All serial numbers
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) and the countries of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay.
  • Descripción del producto
    BCS Automated Blood Coagulation Analyzer System, Multipurpose system for in vitro coagulation studies, Catalog Numbers: 10454728 (BCS RECONDITIONED), 10454729 (BCS RECONDITIONED), 10454742 (BEHRING COAGULATION SYSTEM), 10459303 (BCS RECONDITIONED), 10460659 (BCS INSTRUMENT), 10461881 (BCS INSTRUMENT), IVD --- Device Listing D018966
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 511 Benedict Ave, Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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