Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Siemens Dimension Vista(R) System B12 Flex(R) Reagent Cartridge

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
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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
    Radioassay, vitamin b12 - Product Code CDD
  • Causa
    Siemens healthcare diagnostics has confirmed that the presence of intrinsic factor blocking antibody in some patients can result in a false and significant elevation in the reported concentration of vitamin b12 on the dimension vista system. this issue affects all lots of b12 flex reagent cartridges on the dimension vista system.
  • Acción
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. sent a Urgent Device Recall letter to all affected customers dated May 2012. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. The letter instructed customers to immediately discontinue use of the device, quarantine and dispose of all inventory, ensure that your Medical Director reviews this letter as well as the attached physician letter. Please complete the attached Field Correction form and fax to 302-631-8467. Further questions please call 302-631-6311.


  • Modelo / Serial
    B12 Flex(R) reagent cartridge (K6442) - IFBA Interference All lots -- 07304AA, Exp 5/28/08; 08021AB, Exp 1/20/09; 08042AC, Exp 2/10/09; 08071AA, Exp 3/11/09; 08114AC, Exp 4/23/09; 09019AC, Exp 1/19/10; 09019AB, Exp 1/19/10; 09040AA, Exp 2/10/10; 09068AA, Exp 3/9/10; 09085AB, Exp 3/26/10; 09110AE, Exp 4/20/10; 09140AD, Exp 5/19/10; 09180AC, Exp 6/29/10; 09215AA, Exp 8/3/10; 09236AC, Exp 8/24/10; 09279AC, Exp 10/6/10; 09307AA, Exp 11/3/10; 10012AA, Exp 1/13/11; 10039AA, Exp 2/5/11; 10060AB, Exp 3/1/11; 10074AB, Exp 3/16/11; 10097AB, Exp 4/7/11; 10109AD, Exp 4/19/11; 10123AA, Exp 5/3/11; 10138AB, Exp 5/18/11; 10155AC, Exp 6/3/11; 10181AA, Exp 7/1/11;  10208AE, Exp 7/27/11; 10208AD, Exp 7/27/11; 10221AC, Exp 8/9/11; 10237AD, Exp 8/25/11; 10243AE, Exp 8/31/11; 10265AB, Exp 9/22/11; 10281AB, Exp 10/8/11; 10301AC, Exp 10/28/11; 10322AB, Exp 11/18/11; 10341AC, Exp 12/6/11; 10341AD, Exp 12/7/11; 11012AB, Exp 1/13/12; 11038AF, Exp 2/9/12;  11038AG, Exp 2/8/12; 11066AE, Exp 3/7/12; 11087AD, Exp 3/27/12; 11118AB, Exp 4/28/12; 11145AA, Exp 5/24/12; 11171AA, Exp 6/21/12; 11234AA, Exp 8/21/12; 11234AB, Exp 8/21/12; 11250AA, Exp 9/6/12; 11263AA, Exp 9/19/12; 11283AA, Exp 10/9/12; 11297AB, Exp 10/23/12; 11312AA, Exp 11/6/12; 11332AA, Exp 11/27/12; 11346AA, Exp 12/11/12; 11361AB, Exp 12/27/12; 12011AA, Exp 1/15/13; 12030AB, Exp 1/30/13; 12044AB, Exp 2/13/12; 12059AB, Exp 3/27/13; 12079AB, Exp 3/18/13; and 12093AB, Exp 4/1/13.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA (nationwide) and the countries of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britian, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Canada, New Zealand, and South Korea. *** Center Recommended Depth is Retail***
  • Descripción del producto
    Siemens Dimension Vista(R) System B12 Flex(R) Reagent Cartridge (K6442) || B12 Flex Reagent Cartridge used with the Dimension Vista System for the in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative measurement of Vitamin B12 in human serum and plasma.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 500 GBC Drive, Mailstop 514, PO BOX 6101, Newark DE 19714-6101
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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