Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall IMMULITE/IMMULITE 1000 Rubella IgM

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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • 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
    Enzyme linked immunoabsorbent assay, rubella - Product Code LFX
  • Causa
    Siemens received multiple customer complaints indicating an increase in false positive and indeterminate patient sample results and increased imprecision for several lots of rubella igm assay on the immmulite 2000/immulite 2000 xpi platforms.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Letter IMC16-20.A.US , dated August 24, 2016, to the US consignees via FedEx, and an Urgent Field Safety Notice IMC16-20.A.OUS (dated August 2016) was sent to foreign representatives for distribution to foreign consignees. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of and discard the affected kit lots. Customers were also requested to complete and return the Effectiveness Check questionnaire attached to the Urgent Medical Device Recall letter within 30 days. Field service personnel will be sent an SKB (Service Knowledge Base) describing the issue and instructing them how to deal with customer questions. For questions, customers were instructed to contact their Siemens Customer Care Center or their local Siemens technical support representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Kit lots 0333 and 0334 (OUS)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution n- US (Nationwide) and Foreign distribution to the following countries: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Mexico, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Syria, United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay.
  • Descripción del producto
    SIEMENS IMMULITE/IMMULITE 1000 Systems Rubella IgM (RUM), REF/Catalog Number LKRM1 (OUS), Siemens Material Number (SMN) 10381282 (OUS), Unique Device Identification Number (UDI) 00630414964577; IVD --- || For in vitro diagnostic use with the IMMULITE/IMMULITE 1000/IMMULITE 2000/IMMULITE 2000 XPi Systems Analyzers-for the qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to Rubella virus in human serum or plasma (EDTA and heparinized), as an aid in the presumptive diagnosis of an acute or recent rubella infection, particularly in women of childbearing age.
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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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