Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall cobas p 512 preanalytical 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 Roche Diagnostics Operations, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • 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
    Calculator/data processing module, for clinical use - Product Code JQP
  • Causa
    Due to a false triggering or detection of the lifting gripper ready signal, sample tubes are not correctly placed back in the rack tube transport (rtt) after the decapping process. therefore, open sample tubes can be dropped in the cobas p 512, spilling the sample material.
  • Acción
    Roche Diagnostics sent an "Urgent Medical Device Correction" letter via UPS Ground (receipt required) on February 23, 2016, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. To prevent this malfunction, a software patch has been developed and validated. The installation of this software patch is mandatory and will be performed by a Roche Field Engineering Specialist (FES). Your Roche FES will contact you to schedule the installation of the software patch. Until the software patch is implemented, Roche recommends that instrument operators monitor their systems for the occurrence of Error 140 Gripper has lost tube. If this error occurs, all components in contact with a spill must have extra cleaning. Refer to the cobas p 512 pre-analytical instrument Operators Manual Version 1.5. Please contact the Roche Support Network Customer Support Center, 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-428-2336 for further questions.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part numbers:05083435001 and 06268854001
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution including Puerto Rico and to the states of :TX, OH, TN, AZ, WA, MI and GA
  • Descripción del producto
    cobas p 512 pre-analytical system || Pre-analytical sample handling that includes de-capping, aliquoting and sorting of samples for analysis.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., 9115 Hague Rd, Indianapolis IN 46256-1025
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source