Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Freedom EVO2

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 Tecan US, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Station, pipetting and diluting, for clinical use - Product Code JQW
  • Causa
    Distortion (noise interference) of the liquid level capacitance can result in air aspiration instead of liquid aspiration. this might cause a false signal (air detection) with possible dispense errors resulting in erroneous results.
  • Acción
    Tecan sent an Urgent Field Corrective Action letter dated September 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Tecan has instructed field engineers to replace the ZAAP Motion Board in the Freedom EVO instrument. Your instrument was identified as affected and a Tecan Service Representative will contact you to arrange replacement of the board. Please make sure that your internal controls would detect any possible dispense errors that might affect your application when using the instrument before replacement of the board. Alternatively, stop using the instrument until the board is replaced. We apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused,and are implementing corrective and preventive actions to prevent recurrence. If you have any further questions, please contact your local Tecan Helpdesk for assistance. For further questions please call (919) 361-5200 ext. 19519


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number: 10641100, SN: 1407006311.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to IL.
  • Descripción del producto
    Freedom EVO-2 100 Base Unit, with Air LiHa Arms || The Freedom EVO is an open automation platform product for general laboratory use. It is intended for routine laboratory tasks, such as general purpose pipetting and general purpose liquid handling and robotic processes.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Tecan US, Inc., 9401 Globe Center Drive, Suite 140, Morrisville NC 27560
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source