Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Sysmex StromatolyserIM (SIM220A)

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 Sysmex America, 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
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  • Fecha de finalización 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
    Products, red-cell lysing products - Product Code GGK
  • Causa
    The affected lots of stromatolyser-im lysing reagent was found to be contaminated with pseudomonas bacteria, which resulted in rising imi channel background counts, increased false "platelet clump" flags and a strong sulfur-like odor when used on the xe-2100, xe-2100l and xe-5000 analyzers.
  • Acción
    Sysmex America, Inc. sent a "MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated June 2009 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken. The letter instructs customers to discontinue use of the affected SIM lots, and to remove affected lots from their analyzers as soon as possible to avoid long-term performance problems on the analyzer. A Stromatolyser -IM (220-A) Voluntary Recall form was attached for customers to complete and return via fax at 800-218-2711. The form will be used to place orders to replace the affected product. Any questions concerning the information contained in the recall letter are directed to the Sysmex Technical Assistance Center at 1-888-879-7639. The firm sent a second notice to non-responding accounts on September 14, 2009. A copy of the June 26, 2009 recall letter and the fax back form were included with the letter. The customers were informed that Sysmex had not received their completed fax back form and were requested to respond to confirm the notification was received.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog number SIM-220A, lot numbers C9010, C9011, C9013, C9014, C9015, C9016 and C9017
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution--USA (nationwide) and the countries of Brazil, Canada and Honduras.
  • Descripción del producto
    Sysmex Stromatolyser-IM; a lytic reagent for use with the XE-2100, XE-2100L and XE-5000 Series Sysmex Automated Hematology Analyzers; the reagent solution is supplied in a 10-liter cubetainer (cardboard cube with a 10-liter plastic liner); Sysmex America, Inc., Mundelein, IL 60060; catalog number SIM-220A. || The product is a lytic reagent used to lyse (destroy) red blood cells for hemoglobin determinations or aid in the counting of white blood cells.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Sysmex America, Inc., 1 Nelson C White Pkwy, Mundelein IL 60060-9528
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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