Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de IMMULITE IGFI

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.

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 inicio 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
    Radioimmunoassay, human growth hormone - Product Code CFL
  • Causa
    24 minutes of incubation is required prior to processing patient samples and for the pretreatment solution to reach full equilibration when using pretreatment solution when using the pretreatment solution (lgfa) contained in the kit.
  • Acción
    On April 15, 2016, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. distributed Urgent Medical Device Correction notices to their domestic customers and Urgent Field Safety Notices to their internationally customers via courier service. Customers are advised to take the following four actions: 1) To continue using IGF-I kit lot 411 and the associated pretreatment solution lot 055 to report patient results, ensure the IGF-I pretreatment solution is allowed to incubate with the patient sample for a minimum of 24 minutes prior to processing on the IMMULITE/IMMULITE 1000 systems. 2) Complete and return the Effectiveness Check Form attached to the letter within 30 days. 3) Please review the letter with your Medical Director. 4) If you have received any complaints of illness or adverse events associated with the product, immediately contact your local Siemens Customer Care Center or your local Siemens technical support representative. If customers have further distributed the product, please retain the letter with your laboratory records, and forward to those who may have received this product.


  • Modelo / Serial
    SMN Number:10381403 Lot: 411 Expired: 2016-04
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Domestic: IL, FL, NY, OH, LA, MO, MA; International: Canada, others will be inserted
  • Descripción del producto
    IG1, IGF-I reagent, Catalog # LKGF1; For the quantitative measurement of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in serum or heparinized plasma.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 511 Benedict Ave, Tarrytown NY 10591-5005
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source