Recall Or Safety Alert for Reagents ARCHITECT DHEA-S, references 8K27-20 and 8K27-25

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
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • 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
    - Cessation of use of certain references and lots of the ARCHITECT DHEA-S trial with samples of children up to 60 days of age, due to the possibility of obtaining falsely high results. - Safety warning that representative values ​​should not be used for samples of children up to 10 years of age, which are shown in the section "Expected values" in the instructions for using the ARCHITECT DHEA-S test.


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