Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall SYNCHRON 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
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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
    System, test, rheumatoid factor - Product Code DHR
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because beckman has confirmed that the all in date lots of synchron rheumatoid factor (rf) reagent might generate false positive results or calibration failures.
  • Acción
    Beckman Coulter sent an Urgent Field Safety Notice/Product Correction letter dated June 20, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were notified that Beckman Coulter is developing a new RF assay. In the meantime due to current issues related to shelf life and low end sensitivity, Beckman has decided to take the product off the market effective immediately. Beckman will keep the customers updated on their progress and advise when the new assay becomes available. Customers were instructed to complete and return the enclosed Response Form with in 10 days. Customers with questions regarding this notice can contact their local Beckman Sales representative or contact Customer Support Center at or call (800) 854-3633 in the US and Canada.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All in-date lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and worldwide to foreign countries: Australia, Belgium, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macao, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    SYNCHRON Rheumatoid Factor (RF) Reagent, Part Number: 475136 || A rheumatoid factor immunological test system is a device that consists of the reagents used to measure by immunochemical techniques the rheumatoid factor (antibodies to immunoglobulins) in serum, other body fluids, and tissues.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 250 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6232
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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