Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de enGen(TM) Laboratory Automation Systems

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.

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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
    Analyzer, chemistry (photometric, discrete), for clinical use - Product Code JJE
  • Causa
    Ortho clinical diagnostics received complaints of centrifuge buckets disconnecting from their supports during centrifugation when using the hettich rotanta 46 rsc robotic centrifuges, models 4815, 4816 and 4817, that may be configured with engen(tm) laboratory automation systems.
  • Acción
    Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics sent an Urgent Product Correction Notification letter dated April 28, 2011, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to post the enclosed attachment near their centrifuge as a reference. Clean and carefully inspect the suspension groove area of the centrifuge buckets for cracks as part of their weekly maintenance procedure. Careful to check for micro-cracks that may not be easily detectable. If any cracks/micro-cracks, corrosion or damage are present, they must immediately discontinue using the centrifuge and contact OCD Customer Technical Services at 1-800-421-3311 to obtain replacements. OCD recommends that they do not exceed the manufacturer's relative centrifuge force (RCF) and run time limits for the blood collection devices used by their laboratory. Complete and return the attached Confirmation of Receipt Form. For questions regarding this recall call the Customer Service Center at 1-800-421-3311. .


  • Modelo / Serial
    All enGen(TM) Laboratory Automation Systems configured with Hettich Rotanta 46 RSC Robotic Centrifuges.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Australia, Canada, Chile, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Singapore and Spain.
  • Descripción del producto
    enGen(TM) Laboratory Automation Systems configured with Hettich Rotanta 46 RSC Robotic Centrifuges, Catalog # enGen -- Common/Usual Name: enGen(TM) Track System, Hettich Centrifuge -- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Rochester, NY --- For in vitro diagnostic use only. || The VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System with enGen(TM) Laboratory Automation System is intended for use in the in vitro quantitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using both VITROS Chemistry Products Slides (colorimetric endpoint, rate, ion-selective electrode, and immunorate methods) and VITROS Chemistry Products MicroTip liquid reagents (spectrophotometric and spectrophotometric immunoassay methods).
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, 100 Indigo Creek Drive, Rochester NY 14626
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