Recall of SECURICARD 1 pocket;SECURICARD 3 bags;PHYSIOCARD 1 pocket;PHYSIOCARD 3 pockets

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 INSTITUT JACQUES BOY.

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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  • Action
    Lots 064999, 131100, 140700, 170300, 171600, 180700, 224799, 240400, 280900 of the reagent called SECURICARD 1 pocket-reference 109010224; batches 205199, 215199 of the reagent called SECURICARD 3 bags -reference 109010124; batches 240400, 294399 of the reagent called PHYSIOCARD 1 pocket-reference 109012124 and batch 024499 of the reagent called PHYSIOCARD 3 pockets -reference 109012224 of the company INSTITUT JACQUES BOY are withdrawn from the market, following a weakening of the anti-A antibody of these devices (cards) pre-transfusion control, causing a decrease in the intensity of the agglutination reaction leading to a misinterpretation of the test.



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