Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Dimension(R) TACR Flex(R) reagent cartridge (DF107)

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
  • 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, tracrolimus - Product Code MLM
  • Causa
    Siemens has confirmed that the tacr method may demonstrate reduced on-board stability which may result in imprecise and inaccurate qc and patient results.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated April 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. A recall notification letter was sent to consignees in April 2013. Customers using the affected product should load Flex reagent cartridges on board immediately prior to use and remove the Flex after 8 hours. Do not load more Flexes than the lab will use in 8 hours and do not pre-hydrate TACR Flexes. Customers were asked to complete the attached Effectiveness Check form and fax it to the Siemens Technical Solutions Center at 302-631-8467. Customers were asked to forward the communication to anyone to whom may have distributed the product. Customers with questions were instructed to contact the Siemens Technical Solutions Center or their local Siemens technial support representative. For questions regarding this recall call 800-441-9250.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Siemens Material Number 10444938, lot numbers GB3099, GA3120, DB3141, GB3162, GB3176, FA3197, FA3267 and FB3267.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NM, OH, OR, PA, PR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Dimension(R) TACR Flex(R) reagent cartridge (DF107) || The TACR method is an in vitro diagnostic test intended to quantitatively measure Tacrolimus in human whole blood on the Dimension(R) clinical chemistry system. Measurements of Tacrolimus are used as an aid in the management of Tacrolimus therapy in kidney and liver transplant patients
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 500 Gbc Dr Ms 514, PO BOX 6101, Newark DE 19702-2466
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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