Recall of ASL Slidex reagent

According to L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), this recall involved a device in France that was produced by BIOMERIEUX.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    French data is current through early September 2018. All of the data comes from L’Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM), 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 France.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Action
    In agreement with the Afssaps, the company BioMérieux informed the users of the ASL Slidex reagent (reference 72341) on the 06/02/2004 about the withdrawal of three batches due to a lack of sensitivity. The users concerned by the withdrawal received the attached mail (06/02/2004) (100 ko) .. The competent European authorities have been informed of this measure by Afssaps.


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