Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Siemens Dimension Phenytoin Flex Reagent Cartridge

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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • 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
    Enzyme immunoassay, diphenylhydantoin - Product Code DIP
  • Causa
    Internal testing has confirmed a low absorbance range between the levels 1 and 5 calibrators with this lot resulting in the potential for a positive or negative bias and imprecision across the ptn assay range.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification dated September 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed as follows: " Discontinue use and discard any remaining inventory of PTN lot FA5154, and complete the attached form indicating your replacement product needs in the attached Field Correction Effectiveness Form. " Siemens will replace any unused inventory of the affected lot at no charge. We apologize for the inconvenience this situation may have cause. If you have any questions, please contact Siemens Customer Care Center - Technical Solutions at (800) 441-9250, or your local Siemens technical support representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    lot FA5154, exp. 2015-06-03
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico., and the countries of Australia, Brazil, Bahamas, Canada, Chile, India, Japan and Uruguay
  • Descripción del producto
    siemens Dimension¿ Phenytoin Flex¿ Reagent Cartridge || The PTN method used on the Dimension¿ clinical chemistry system is an in vitro diagnostic test intended to measure phenytoin (dilantin, diphenylhydantoin), an anti-epileptic drug, in human serum and plasma. PTN test results are used in the diagnosis and treatment of phenytoin overdose and in monitoring levels of phenytoin to ensure appropriate therapy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., 500 Gbc Dr Ms 514, PO BOX 6101, Newark DE 19702-2466
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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