Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Discovery Ultra Advanced Staining System Research Use Only (RUO)

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 Ventana Medical Systems 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
  • 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
    Slide stainer, automated - Product Code KPA
  • Causa
    Potential for a waste fluid overflow condition to accur while running decontamination cycles on the benchmark ultra automated staining platform or the discovery ultra automated staining platform.The waste fluid drainage system may become restricted by build-up of debris in the tubing and in-line filter, thereby inhibiting optimal flow rates. this type of overflow event can lead to migration of flu.
  • Acción
    The firm, Roche sent a "Technical Bulletin" and an letter dated October 3, 2012 to its customers. The letter and bulletin described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were informed that Ventana is aggressively working on solutions to this issue. Until mitigations to the overflow condition are available for implementation; inform all personnel in your organization that work with the BenchMark ULTRA or DISCOVERY ULTRA instrument about the potential for fluid overflow to occur during decontamination cycles; follow the instructions provided in the letter to avoid the documented failure mode and follow the instructions provided in the technical bulletin. Contact your local support center with any questions or concerns or call 520-877-7191.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Cat#750-601; PN 05987750001; Serial #'s: 310646, 311573, 310477, 311725, 311042, 311623, 312032, 312159, 310615, 310837, 311862, 311043 311572, 311766, 310526, 311011, 311185, 311723, 312082, 310635, 311574, 312084, 310636, 310835, 311179, 310493, 311183, 311769, 311930, 311962, 311963, 310437, 311965, 310997, 311726, 311620, 311512, 311526, 312083, 310468, 310759 (All serial numbers in the market).
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and country of: Germany.
  • Descripción del producto
    VENTANA (a member of the Roche Group) DISCOVERY ULTRA; REF/MU 750-601; Research Use Only || Product Usage: || Research Use Only-The DISCOVERY ULTRA Advanced Staining System is intended to automatically stain histological or cytological specimens on microscope slides with specific inununohistochemistry or in situ hybridization reagents.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ventana Medical Systems Inc, 1910 E Innovation Park Dr, Oro Valley AZ 85755-1962
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source