Recall of PFA 100-Collagen test cartridge / ADP

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 DADE BEHRING SA.

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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  • 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.
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    Lot 529632 of the reagent called PFA 100-Collagen test cartridge / ADP reference B 4170-21 of the company DADE BEHRING SA is withdrawn from the market following the alteration of the membrane of some cartridges resulting in the appearance of abnormal results (Time d elongated occlusion or absence of occlusion). This reagent is used when an abnormal result - indicative of platelet dysfunction - is obtained with the PFA 100-Collagen Cartridge / PPE Reagent; it makes it possible to detect platelet dysfunctions related to taking acetylsalicylic acid.


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