Recall Or Safety Alert for OptiView DAB IHC Detection Kit, UltraView Universal DAB Detection Kit, CINtec PLUS Cytology Kit, OptiView Amplification Kit, OptiView Amplification Kit (250 tests), Hematoxylin II

According to Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios (Via FOI), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Spain that was produced by N/A.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Safety Alert
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  • Notes / Alerts
    The data from Spain is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Spain.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    Safety warning due to the possibility of obtaining false negative stains due to a failure in the dispensers of the horseradish peroxidase (HRP) and hematoxylin II reagents, and reanalysis of the tests carried out with the affected lots in the centers in which use controls on the same slide as standard practice.


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