Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de GLU Reagent

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 Beckman Coulter 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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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fuente 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
    Glucose oxidase, glucose - Product Code CEM
  • Causa
    The recall was initiated because cartridge glucose (glu) on unicel dxc and synchron lx instruments may give falsely high results for moderately hemolysed samples. the impact: (1) neonatal samples drawn by lancets are more likely to be hemolysed to a degree sufficient to cause interference with glucose estimation and are a special at-risk population, (2) other hemolysed samples may be similar.
  • Acción
    The firm, Beckman Coulter, sent an "URGENT: PRODUCT CORRECTIVE ACTION" letter dated August 10, 2010 with an enclosed fax-back Customer Response Form to the customers. The letter provided the customers with an explanation of the problem identified, the impact and an action to be taken. The customers were instructed to run samples using another method/technology and to complete and return the enclosed FAX BACK RESPONSE FORM via fax to (714) 961-4232 or mail to: Beckman Coulter, Inc., Attn: Regulatory Affairs, 250 S. Kraemer Blvd., PO Box 8000, Brea, CA 92822. Firms with questions regarding this Product Corrective Action letter, were instructed to call our Customer Support Center (Hotline) at (800) 854-3633 in the United States and Canada


  • Modelo / Serial
    All non-expired lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and country: Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    GLU Reagent (GLU cartridge assay) used on Synchron LX and UniCel DxC Synchron Clinical Systems, Part Number 442640; || SYNCHRON and UniCel Systems and Part Numbers: || Synchron LX20, Part Number: 466200, || Synchron LX20 PRO, Part Number: 476100, || Synchron LXI 725, Part Number: 476501, || UniCel DxC 600, Part Number: A10405, || UniCel 600 PRO, Part Number: A11810, || UniCel DxC 600i, Part Number: A27318, || UniCel DxC 800, Part Number: A11816, || UniCel DxC 800 PRO, Part Number: A11812, || UniCel DxC 880i, Part Number: A59102, || UniCel DxC 660i, Part Number: A64871, || UniCel DxC 680i, Part Number: A64903, || UniCel DxC860i, Part Number: A64935 || (1) The Synchron LX and UniCel DxC Synchron Clinical Systems are fully automated, computer controlled clinical chemistry analyzers designed for the in vitro determination of a variety of general chemistries, therapeutic drugs, and other chemistries. Analysis can be performed on serum, plasma, urine, or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and whole blood (Sample type is chemistry dependent). (2) GLUCm reagent, when used in conjunction with SYNCHRON LX System(s), UniCel DxC 600/800 System(s) and SYNCHRON Systems AQUA CAL 1 and 2, is intended for the quantitative determination of Glucose concentration in human serum, plasma, urine or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Beckman Coulter Inc., 200 S Kraemer Blvd, Brea CA 92821-6208
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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