Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Siemens Dimension Vista(R) Homocysteine Flex(R) 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.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • Número 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
    Urinary homocystine (nonquantitative) test system - Product Code LPS
  • Causa
    Cartridges are leaking. the leaking is observed when opening the wrapper that holds the reagent cartridge.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent a Urgent Field Safety Notice letter dated July 20, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. At this time Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is conducting a voluntary recall for Dimension Vista¿ HCYS Flex¿ reagent cartridge lots 12062MA and 12066MA. Please immediately discontinue use and discard any remaining inventory of Dimension Vista¿ HCYS (K7044) lots 12062MA and 12066MA. Please complete the attached form and fax it to (302)631-8467 to indicate that you have received this information. We ask that you forward this notification to anyone to whom you may have distributed this lot. Contact your Siemens Customer Service Center to report your no-charge replacement needs at 888-588-3916. If you have technical questions or concerns, please contact the Siemens Technical Solutions Center at 800-441-9250 for further assistance. We apologize for the inconvenience that this situation has caused. Thank you for your patience and continued support.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers 12062MA, exp 12/01/2012; and 12066MA, exp 12/05/2012
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Siemens Dimension Vista(R) Homocysteine Flex(R) Reagent Cartridge || This is an in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative measurement of total homocysteine (HCYS) in human serum, heparinized plasma, and EDTA plasma on the Dimension Vista(R) System. Measurements of homocysteine aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients suspected of having hyperhomocysteinemia and homocystinuria.
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  • 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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