Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall IMMAGE Immunochemistry Systems Rheumatoid Factor (RF) Reagent

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 Beckman Coulter 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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  • 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, test, rheumatoid factor - Product Code DHR
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because beckman coulter has confirmed customer reports of qc shifts, lot-to-lot variation, and an increase in the percent of patient samples recovering >20 iu/ml using the lots# m012376 and m101865 of immage rf reagent. the lots identified for the rf reagent might produce false abnormal results.
  • Acción
    The firm, Beckman Coulter, sent an "URGENT PRODUCT CORRECTION" letter dated January 27, 2012 with an attached PCA Response Form to all customers who purchased the IMMAGE Immunochemistry Systems Rheumatoid Factor (RF) Reagent. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to discontinue use of IMMAGE RF reagent lots M012376 and M101865; call Order Assistance at (800) 526-3821 in the United States, (800) 463-7828 in Canada or contact your local Beckman Coulter representative for replacements; and complete and return the enclosed FAX BACK RESPONSE FORM within 10 days via mail at: Beckman Coulter, Inc., 250 S. Kraemer Blvd, Mail Stop A2.0246, Brea, CA 92822-8000; Attn: Regulatory Affairs or fax to: (714) 961-4234. Note: Beckman Coulter has added additional release testing that will assure future lots RF will meet the reference interval claim of the IMMAGE RF Instructions for Use (IFU). If you have any questions concerning this letter, contact Beckman Coulter Support Center (call Center) on the Beckman Coulter Website at: or call (800) 854-3633 in the US and Canada. Outside of the US and Canada, customers were instructed to contact their local Beckman Coulter Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot# M012376 and M101865
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and country of: Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    IMMAGE Immunochemistry Systems Rheumatoid Factor (RF) Reagent, PN 447070 || The IMMAGE Immunochemistry Systems Rheumatoid Factor (RF) reagent, in conjunction with Beckman Cal 5 Plus, is intended for use in the quantitative determination of human rheumatoid factor concentrations in human serum and plasma samples by rate nephelometry. This assay is designed for use with the IMMAGE Immunochemistry System.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 250 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6232
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source