Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Roche Molecular Diagnostics Inc.

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 Molecular Systems, 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
  • Fecha de publicación 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
    real time Nucleic acid amplification system - Product Code OOI
  • Causa
    Numerous complaints have been filed that leaking cobas ¿ pcr media 4.3 ml ivd have been received from different lots of the cobas ¿ pcr urine kits, cobas ¿ pcr female swab kits, and cobas ¿ pcr media kits.
  • Acción
    Roche Molecular Diagnostics Inc. sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter/Fax-back form dated January 6, 2014. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to follow the test-skpecific Instruction For Use for handling of cobas PCR media 4.3 ml IVD. The use of protective equipment should be worn as indicated in the labeling. Inspection each tube and/or blister packet for evidence of leakage prior to use. If leakage of the cobas PCR media 4.3 mL IVD is observed, do not use the tubes. Discard the affected tubes per local guidelines and contact Roche Support Network Customer Support Center at 1-800-526-1247. Complete the attached fax form and fax it to 1-855-695-8564. File this Urgent Medical Device Correction (UMDC) for future reference. Customers with questions were instructed to call 1-800-526-1247. For questions regarding this recall call 908-253-7200.


  • Modelo / Serial
    K110923  cobas PCR Female Swab Sample Kit 05170516190 Lot S01487 and earlier  cobas PCR Urine Sample Kit 05170486190 Lot S01885 and earlier (except lot number S01884)  IVD: 48 kit batches US: 31 kit batches JPN-IVD:6 kit batches
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    cobas¿ PCR Urine Kit 100 PKT IVD || cobas¿ PCR Female Swab Kit 100 PKT IVD || cobas¿ PCR media 100T IVD || cobas¿ PCR Female Swab Kit 100 PKT JPN-IVD || Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. Branchburg, NJ 08876 USA || Roche Diagnostics 9115 Hague Road Indianapolis, IN 46250-0457 || The cobas¿¿ PCR media serves as a nucleic acid stabilizing transport and storage medium for gynecological specimens and is contained in the cobas¿¿ PCR Female Swab Kit, cobas¿¿ PCR Urine kit, and cobas¿¿ PCR media 100 T kit. -The cobas¿¿ PCR Urine Sample Kit is used to collect and transport urine specimens. Use this collection kit only with the cobas¿¿ CT/NG Test. - The cobas¿¿ PCR Female Swab Sample Kit is used to collect and transport endocervical and vaginal swab specimens. Use this collection kit only with the cobas¿¿ CT/NG Test NOTE: This collection kit should not be used for collection of female urine specimens. o For endocervical swab specimens, collections are to be performed by a clinician. o For vaginal swab specimens, collections are to be performed by a clinician or by the patient (self-collection) -In US labeling, it indicates Self collection in a clinical setting. - In ex-US labeling, it indicates Clinician Instructed Self- Collection and Ensure the patient has read and understood the following self-collection instructions before providing a collection kit. - In some countries (e.g., UK), the sample collection kit is provided as self-collection for home / personal use, which may not be used in a controlled clinical setting and it is unknown if any instructions are provided. - The cobas¿¿ PCR media kit is used to stabilize and transport urine specimens. Use this kit only with the cobas¿¿ CT/NG Test.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., 1080 Us Highway 202 S, Branchburg NJ 08876-3733
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source