Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall DimensionTACR (DF107) and Dimension Tacrolimus Calibrator (DC107)

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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  • 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
    Enzyme immunoassay, tracrolimus - Product Code MLM
  • Causa
    Siemens initiated a recall due to confirmed complaints of low patient sample recovery with dimension tacr flex reagent cartridge (df107) lot bb4087 and its linked calibrator (dc 107) lot 3bd029. falsely low tacrolimus results across the assay range may lead to alterations in dosing.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated July 2013 to affected customers The letter identified the affected product, problem, potential risk, and actions to be taken by customers. Customers were requested to discuss the letter with thier laboratory director to determine if additional follow up is appropriate for patient tests conducted with the affected device lots. Additionally, customers were asked to discard any remaining inventory and to complete and return the field correction effectiveness check for replacement product. They were also asked to forward the letter to anyone wha had received this affected product. For questions contact your Siemens Technical Solutions Center or your local Siemens Technical support representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    TACR Flex Reagent cartridge, material #10444938, (DF107) lot BB4087 with expiration date 3/28/14 and its linked calibrator, material #10445012, (DC 107) lot 3BD029 with expiration date 03/01/14.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA Nationwide Distribution including the states of: TX, NC, GA, TN, UT, NJ, MI, VA, AR, LA, MO, FL, AZ, CA, DC, PA, NH, WI, SD, SC, NM, MD, and IN.
  • Descripción del producto
    Dimension Tacrolimus Flex reagent cartridge (DF107) and Dimension TACR CAL (DC107) || Product Usage: The TACR method is an in vitro diagnostic test intended to quantitatively measure Tacrolimus in human whole blood on the Dimension clinical chemistry system. Measurements of Tacrolimus are used as an aid in the management of tacrolimus therapy in kidney and liver transplant patients.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 500 Gbc Dr Ms 514, PO BOX 6101, Newark DE 19702-2466
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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