Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall SYNCHRON Gentamicin (GEN) 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
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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, gentamicin - Product Code LCD
  • Causa
    The reagent produces false low test results. beckman coulter has confirmed low recovery of values at the low end of the therapeutic range (<1.5 ug/ml, <3.13 umol/l) with synchron systems gentamicin reagent (gen) lot m804552. a false low result can cause a patient to receive more medication than necessary.
  • Acción
    Beckman Coulter sent an Urgent Product Corrective Action (PCA) letter dated February 27, 2009 to customers identifying the affected product and issue prompting the recall. The letter asked them to discontinue use and discard the reagent lot, and contact their Customer Service Representative at (800) 526-3821 in the United States or (800) 463-7828 in Canada or contact their local Beckman Coulter Representative to discuss reagent replacement options. They were also asked to complete and return the enclosed response form within 10 days. Customers were directed to call the Customer Support Center (Hotline) at (800) 854-3633 in the US and Canada if they had questions in regards to the PCA letter. Outside the US and Canada they were told to contact their local Beckman Coulter Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number M804552
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA, including the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WV, and countries of Canada, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Singapore, Egypt, South Africa, Taiwan, and United Arab Imarets.
  • Descripción del producto
    SYNCHRON Gentamicin (GEN) Reagent || GEN reagent, when used in conjunction with SYNCHRON LX System(s), UniCel DxC 600/800 System(s) and SYNCHRON Systems Drug Calibrator 3 Plus, is intended for quantitative determination of Gentamicin concentration in
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 200 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6208
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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