translation missing: en.activerecord.attributes.event.titles.recall_field_safety_notice

According to Saudi Food & Drug Authority, this translation missing: en.activerecord.attributes.event.types.recall_field_safety_notice involved a device in Saudi Arabia that was produced by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics GmbH.

What is this?

Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Field Safety Notice
  • Event ID
    mdprc 034 12 18 000
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Saudi data is current through January 2019. All of the data comes from the Saudi Food & Drug Authority, 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 Saudi Arabia.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Report Source: NCMDR
    SFDA urges all hospitals that have devices subjected to recall, to contact the company.
  • Reason
    Siemens identified a positive bias with advia centaur atg kit lots ending in 316 and lower when compared to the standardization to world health organization (who) reference preparation mrc 65/93 stated in the instructions for use (ifu).


  • Model / Serial
    ADVIA Centaur aTG (100 test kit) : 10492398 Lots: 68748302 68749302 83577304 88637304 05610306 96436306 19097308 31866310 45386310 55627312 69208316 73000316 ADVIA Centaur aTG (500 test kit : 10492399 Lots: 68750302 68751302 83578304 91382304 04642306 08116306 19098308 22635308 33640310 39133310 55625312 55626312 56285312 69206316 73001316
  • Product Description
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturers representative
  • Source