Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall VITROS Chemistry Products

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 Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics.

¿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 3
  • 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
    Electrode, ion specific, potassium - Product Code CEM
  • Causa
    While performing interval testing, ortho clinical diagnostics (ocd) determined that a surfactant was unintentionally added to vitros chemistry products k+ slides during the manufacturing process.
  • Acción
    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics sent an Important Product Correction Notification letter dated May 9, 2013 via FedEx or US Priority Mail to all US customers. Foreign Affiliates were notified by e-mail on May 9, 2013 informing them of the issue. Distributors were instructed to notify their customers of the recall. Customers were instructed to discontinue use, discard the affected product, comp[lete and return the attached Confirmation of Recipt Form, and post this notification by each VITROS System. For questions call Customer Service Center at 1-800-828-6316.


  • Modelo / Serial
    GEN 4102, Coating 0884, Lot XXXX (exp. 06/01/2014) and GEN 4102, Coating 0885, Lot XXXX (exp. 06/01/2014 and 07/01/2014). The term GEN and Coating refer to specific segments of the reagent lot number.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Disribution - USA Nationwide including Puerto Rico, and the countries of Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Panama, Singapore, Spain and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    VITROS Chemistry Products K+ (Potassium) Slides (Reagent), REF/Catalog Number 815 7596, || Product Usage: || For in vitro diagnostic use only. VITROS Chemistry Products K+ Slides quantitatively measure potassium (K+) concentration in serum, plasma, and urine using VITROS 250/350/950/5,1 FS and 4600 Chemistry Systems and the VITROS 5600 Integrated System.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, 100 Indigo Creek Dr, Rochester NY 14626-5101
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source