Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Siemens Dimension Vista(R) IRON Flex(R) reagent cartridge (K3085)

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 2
  • 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
    Photometric method, iron (non-heme) - Product Code JIY
  • Causa
    Siemens healthcare diagnostics has confirmed the potential for falsely elevated results with iron flex(r) reagent cartridges when tests are processed from a well set contaminated with iron from environmental sources. all lots of iron flex(r) reagent cartridges have the potential for this issue. if a well set is contaminated with trace amounts of iron, the entire well set is impacted, and the mag.
  • Acción
    The firm intiated their recall of the specified lots on October 8, 2012 by issuing a letter to all consignees informing them of the problems with the reagent cartridges. Firm recommended batching the processing of the tests on one instrument and provided instructions to disable normal flow of IRON and to run the QC on each IRON Flex(R) reagent cartridge well set. In addition, a a reply form and Frequently Asked Questions attachment were enclosed with the communication. For questions regarding this recall call 302-631-6311.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers 11286BA, 11319BB, 12004BB, 12044BC, 12073BB, 12073BC, 12101BC, 12101BD, 12130BB, 12130BC and 12188BD.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, Washington DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, PR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY and Internationally to Canada, AU, NZ, JP, DE, SA, and MY
  • Descripción del producto
    Dimension Vista(R) IRON Flex(R) reagent cartridge (K3085) || The IRON method is an in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative determination of iron in human serum and plasma on the Dimension Vista(R) System. Measurements of iron are used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as iron deficiency anemia and other disorders of iron metabolism.
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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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