Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BD Viper LT 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 Becton Dickinson & Co..

¿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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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • 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
    real time Nucleic acid amplification system - Product Code OOI
  • Causa
    Potential for false positive chlamydia trachomatis (ct) results and neisseria gonorrhoeae (gc) results when processing the ct qx and gc qx assays on the bd viper lt instrument.
  • Acción
    BD sent an Urgent Field Corrective Action letter dated November 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the problem the product and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were advised: a. Include the date recall was initiated, if it is already underway or the date your firm plans to start the recalling process. b. How do you plan to notify all the consignees affected by this recall? (press release, letter, telefax, telephone, e-mail, visit, etc.) The customer was initially contacted via a phone call and subsequently provided with a written communication. c. How do you plan to monitor the number of consignees non-responding to the recall communication? The single US customer was contacted by phone and provided the written communication. d. How do you plan to do effectiveness checks of this recall? The affected instrument will be corrected. e. Date your firm ceased further distribution of the product(s). Product was not placed on hold. This issue does not affect new customers. f. How do you plan to store the recall product? BD has not requested that instruments or reagents be returned. g. How do you plan to dispose of the recall products? BD is not requesting that customers return the instruments or reagents. If you require further assistance or clarification, please contact the BD Technical Services Department at 1-800 638-8663.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Only the BD Viper LT Systems, catalog number 442839, that utilize the CT/GC Assays are affected. Serial numbers VLT0040, VLT0001, VLT0015, VLT0016, VLT0023, VLT0026, VLT0033.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution to US (state of LA), Hong Kong, Austria, China, France, and the UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    BD Viper LT System, catalog number 442839 when used in conjunction with the BD ProbeTec Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) Qx Assay (cat. #442959) and the BD ProbeTec Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) Qx Assay (cat. #442842). In vitro diagnostic.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Becton Dickinson & Co., BD Diagnostic Systems, 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks MD 21152-0999
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source